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Volume 21, Number 10—October 2015

Decreased Ebola Transmission after Rapid Response to Outbreaks in Remote Areas, Liberia, 2014

Kim A. LindbladeComments to Author , Francis Kateh, Thomas K. Nagbe, John C. Neatherlin, Satish K. Pillai, Kathleen R. Attfield, Emmanuel Dweh, Danielle T. Barradas, Seymour G. Williams, David J. Blackley, Hannah L. Kirking, Monita R. Patel, Monica Dea, Mehran S. Massoudi, Kathleen Wannemuehler, Albert E. Barskey, Shauna L. Mettee Zarecki, Moses Fomba, Steven Grube, Lisa Belcher, Laura N. Broyles, T. Nikki Maxwell, Jose E. Hagan, Kristin Yeoman, Matthew Westercamp, Joseph D. Forrester, Joshua Mott, Frank Mahoney, Laurence Slutsker, Kevin M. DeCock, and Tolbert G. Nyenswah
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K.A. Lindblade, J.C. Neatherlin, S.K. Pillai, K.R. Attfield, D.T. Barradas, S.G. Williams, D.J. Blackley, H.L. Kirking, M.R. Patel, M. Dea, M.S. Massoudi, K. Wannemuehler, A.E. Barskey, S.L. Mettee Zarecki, S. Grube, L. Belcher, L.N. Broyles, T.N. Maxwell, J.E. Hagan, K. Yeoman, M. Westercamp, J. Forrester, J. Mott, F. Mahoney, L. Slutsker, K.M. DeCock); Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Monrovia, Liberia (F. Kateh, T.K. Nagbe, E. Dweh, M. Fomba, T. Nyenswah)

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Table 4

Hazard ratios for survival during outbreaks of Ebola virus disease in remote rural areas, Liberia, AugustDecember 2014

Characteristic Hazard ratio (95% CI) p value
Sex 0.37
F 0.8 (0.5–1.3)

Age, y 0.27
0–14 Referent
15–19 0.9 (0.2–4.2)
20–29 0.8 (0.4–1.8)
30–39 0.8 (0.4–1.7)
40–49 0.8 (0.3–1.8)
50–59 0.5 (0.2–1.9)
1.5 (0.7–3.4)

Ebola treatment unit 0.04
No Referent
Yes 0.5 (0.3–0.8)

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