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Correction to: risk factors for cutaneous leishmaniasis in the rainforest of Bolivia: a cross-sectional study

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Tropical Medicine and Health201846:21

https://doi.org/10.1186/s41182-018-0103-z

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The original article was published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2018 46:9

Correction

In the original publication of this article [1], the authors noted that some data were incorrect in Table 4. The corrected data are given in this erratum:
Table 4

Univariate and multivariate analysis of sociodemographic, housing conditions and protective activities associated with CL

Factor

Unadjusted OR with 95%CI

Adjusted OR with 95%CI

Sex

Female

1.0

1.0

Male

2.2 (1.3–3.7)

3.2 (1.6–6.6)

Age in years

Mean(SD)

1.0 (1.0–1.0)

 

Residence

Chipiriri community

1.0

1.0

Ichoa community

1.9 (1.1–3.3)

1.9 (0.6–5.7)

Years of residence

More than 10

1.0

 

Below 10

1.3 (0.8–2.2)

 

Migrant from high lands

No

1.0

 

Yes

1.1 (0.7–1.8)

 

Mother tongue

Spanish

1.0

 

Quechua or Aymara

1.0 (0.5–2.1)

 

Farmer

No

1.0

1.0

Yes

1.9 (1.2–3.1)

1.7 (0.8–3.4)

Reading

No

1.0

 

Yes

1.6 (0.8–3.2)

 

Education in years

Mean(SD)

1.0 (0.9–1.1)

 

Wall material

Brick or concrete

1.0

1.0

Wood and others

1.9 (1.1–3.3)

1.0 (0.4–2.7)

Drainage system

Septic tank

1.0

1.0

Cesspool and others

2.3 (1.2–4.5)

2.0 (0.6–6.8)

Cooking fuel

Wood

1.0

 

Gas

1.5 (0.9–2.8)

 

Number of rooms

3 or more

1.0

 

Fewer than 3

1.8 (1.1–2.9)

 

Number of persons per room Mean(SD)

1.21 (1.04–1.40)

1.2 (1.0–1.4)

Ownership of dogs

Yes

1.0

 

No

1.1 (0.7–2.0)

 

Ownership of hens

No

1.0

1.0

Yes

2.5 (1.1–5.9)

2.4 (0.9–6.1)

Use of bed net

Always

1.0

 

Sometimes

0.7 (0.3–1.6)

 

Use of repellent

Always

1.0

 

Sometimes

5.7(0.7–47.6)

 

Never

4.9(0.6–42.0)

 

House fumigations

Very often or always

1.0

 

Some times

1.4(0.7–2.8)

 

Never

1.2 (0.7–2.2)

 

Sleeping with windows open

Always

1.0

 

Sometimes

1.2 (0.7–2.1)

 

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Institute of Biomedical Research, Faculty of Medicine, San Simon University, Aniceto Arce Avenue, 371 Cochabamba, Bolivia
(2)
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, Umea, Sweden

Reference

  1. Eid D, et al. Risk factors for cutaneous leishmaniasis in the rainforest of Bolivia: a cross-sectional study. Trop Med Health. 2018;46:9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41182-018-0089-6.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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