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Table 3 Odds Ratio (OR) for having experienced symptoms of acute pesticide poisoning after spraying past monthaccording to exposure status among male farmers (n = 114)

From: Occupational pesticide intoxications among farmers in Bolivia: a cross-sectional study

  % Unadjusted Adjusted*
   OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Sprayed only pesticides other than organophosphates (OPs) past month 22 1(ref) - 1(ref) -
Sprayed from 1–3 times with OPs past month 45 2.04 0.70 – 5.99 1.91 0.58 – 6.30
Sprayed more than 3 times with OPs past month 33 6.09 1.96 – 18.97 5.97 1.63 – 21.96
>7 precautions taken when handling pesticides 17 1(ref) - 1(ref) -
6–7 precautions taken when handling pesticides 33 5.63 1.37 – 23.06 5.15 1.17 – 22.67
4–5 precautions taken when handling pesticides 32 4.17 1.01 – 17.18 5.19 1.15 – 23.42
0–3 precautions taken when handling pesticides 18 10.83 2.25 – 52.20 13.88 2.60 – 74.11
  1. Logistic regression analysis, * the OR were mutually adjusted.