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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007

Landscape Elements and Hantaan Virus–related Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome, People’s Republic of China

Lei Yan*1, Wei Liu*1, Hua-Guo Huang*, Long-Qi Zhang*, Dan Feng†, Wen-Juan Zhao†, Wen-Yi Zhang†, Xiao-Wen Li*, and Wu-Chun Cao†1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; †State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing, People’s Republic of China;

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Table 3

Result of univariate logistic analysis in different land use types in relation to HFRS occurrence in China, 1994–1998*

Land-use type p value OR (95% CI)
Rice land <0.01 1.75 (1.46–2.09)
Irrigated farmland <0.01 1.49 (1.25–1.77)
Nonirrigated farmland <0.01 2.39 (1.93–2.97)
Timber forest land 0.63 1.05 (0.86–1.27)
Orchard land <0.01 2.68 (1.67–4.41)
Sparse woods <0.01 0.63 (0.51–0.75)
Bush <0.01 0.52 (0.44–0.62)
Prairie and grassland <0.01 0.14 (0.11–0.18)
Hilly/mountainous grassland 0.7 0.96 (0.81–1.15)
Desert <0.01 0.20 (0.14–0.28)
Wetland <0.05 1.70 (1.02–2.86)
Saline-alkali land <0.01 0.25 (0.14–0.43)
Bare land <0.01 0.05 (0.03–0.09)

*OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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