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Table 2 Pre- and post-vaccination antibody levels (EU/ml) among vaccinees and their antibody response, classified by gender and religion

From: Genetic determinants of immune-response to a polysaccharide vaccine for typhoid

  Pre-vaccination Post-vaccination Antibody response
Gender
 Male 1.77 ± 0.67 61.34 ± 5.10 59.57 ± 5.00
 Female 1.38 ± 0.27 77.45 ± 7.03 76.06 ± 6.98
 P-value* 0.185 0.088 0.100
Religion
 Muslim 1.78 ± 0.53 77.48 ± 6.29 75.70 ± 6.23
 Hindu 1.21 ± 0.23 57.34 ± 5.51 56.14 ± 5.42
 P-value* 0.582 0.245 0.302
  1. P-values were calculated after log10-transformation of the data to induce normality of the frequency distributions