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Volume 13, Number 12—December 2007

Risk Factors for West Nile Virus Neuroinvasive Disease, California, 2005

Cynthia M. Jean*Comments to Author , Somayeh Honarmand*, Janice K. Louie*, and Carol A. Glaser*
Author affiliations: *California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA;

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Table 2

Univariate analysis of potential risk factors for developing WNND versus WNF*

Characteristic WNF, no. (%) WNND, no. (%) Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval
Diabetes 39 (11) 60 (34) 4.15 2.63–6.55
Age >64 y 94 (18) 99 (32) 2.24 1.62–3.11
Hypertension 105 (29) 83 (46) 2.08 1.44–3.01
Male sex 270 (51) 188 (62) 1.57 1.18–2.09

*WNND, West Nile neuroinvasive disease; WNF, West Nile fever.

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