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Table 3 Multivariate analysis taking the schizophrenia/control as a dependent variable

From: Relationship between Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity and schizophrenia in the Lebanese population: potential implication of genetic polymorphism of MMP-9

  OR 95% Confidence Interval p-value
Lower Upper
Marital status (married vs singlea) 0.047 0.02 0.10 < 0.001
Smoking 2.70 1.24 5.88 0.012
IgG+/IgM+ 34.55 4.01 297.09 0.001
Presence of a cat at home (Yes vs Noa) 7.13 2.40 21.17 < 0.001
Water drinking (Gallon vs tapa) 0.34 0.14 0.83 0.018
  1. Variable entered: Marital status, presence of a cat at home, contact with a cat at home, water drinking, smoking, IgG/IgM+, IgG+/IgM-, interaction between IgG/IgM+ and IgG+/IgM-
  2. Hosmer and Lemeshow test was not significant (p = 0.894)
  3. Nagelkerke R2 = 0.731 suggests that 73.1% of schizophrenic patients were explained by the independent variables included
  4. aReference group; numbers in bold indicate significant p-values