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Table 2 Comparison of aggregated rates of EpiNATO-2 infectious disease events reported by EUTM MLI compared with non-EUTM missions

From: Infectious diseases during the European Union training mission Mali (EUTM MLI) – a four-year experience

EpiNATO-2 event Difference between EUTM and non-EUTM missions (%) 95% CI Chi squared df P value
GI infections 0.9376 0.8677–1.0100 1519.222 1 <  0.0001
URTI 0.6661 0.5896–0.7449 425.692 1 <  0.0001
Flu symptoms and LRTI 0.1219 0.0968–0.1447 62.136 1 <  0.0001
Unexplained fever 0.0627 0.0297–0.0933 12.895 1 0.0003
Hemorrhagic illness 0.1800 0.0026–0.0088 0.593 1 0.4412
Acute neurological disorders 0.1293 0.1064–0.1547 377.100 1 0.0001
Other events 1.8967 1.7633–2.0323 1084.692 1 0.0001
  1. GI Gastrointestinal, URTI Upper respiratory tract infections