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Table 3 Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis according to age, parity, and history of abortion among pregnant women in Rabat region

From: Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence among pregnant women in Rabat, Morocco

Variable Toxoplasma seroprevalence X2 p value
Seropositivity, n (%) Seronegativity, n (%)
Age
 16–25 66 (34.9%) 123 (65.1%) 9.1283 0.0276*
 26–30 67 (46.5%) 77 (53.5%)   
 31–35 70 (50.7%) 68 (49.3%)   
 36–46 45 (42.9%) 60 (57.1%)   
Age of pregnancy
 First trimester 84 (42.4%) 114 (57.6%) .0495 0.9756
 Second trimester 122 (43.4%) 159 (56.6%)   
 Third trimester 42 (43.3%) 55 (56.7%)   
Paritiy
 Nulliparous 110 (40.0%) 165 (60.0%) 2.5627 0.2777
 Primparous (1 Pa) 117 (45.0%) 143 (55.0%)   
 Multiparous (≥ 2Pa 21 (51.2%) 20 (48.8%)   
 No abortion 188 (42.2%) 258 (57.8%) .7715 0.6799
History of abortion
 One abortion 43 (45.3%) 52 (54.7%)   
 Two or more abortion 17 (48.6%) 18 (51.4%)   
  1. *NS statistically significant, aNumber of pregnancy