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Table 2 Correlation of general characteristics of the 339 buffaloes and seroprevalence of T. gondii infection

From: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in Veracruz State, Mexico and its association with climatic factors

  Buffaloes tested Seroprevalence of T. gondii infection  
Characteristics No. No. % Pvalue
Age (years)     
<1 15 9 60 0.45
1-2 119 60 50.4  
3-4 113 52 46  
5-6 53 29 54.7  
7-11 39 15 38.5  
Sex     
Male 32 19 59.4 0.2
Female 307 146 47.6  
Breed     
Murrah 192 95 49.5 0.93
Carabao 91 43 47.3  
Jafarabadi 56 27 48.2  
Weight (kg)     
100-200 17 11 64.7 0.6
201-300 107 52 48.6  
301-400 60 27 45  
401-500 61 32 52.5  
>501 94 43 45.7  
Animal type     
Calf (<6 months) 18 11 61.1 0.62
Stud 15 9 60  
Dry females 134 62 46.3  
Females with 1 delivery 89 45 50.6  
Females with >1 deliveries 83 38 45.8  
Water sharing     
Yes 132 57 43.2 0.1
No 207 108 52.2  
Interaction with cattle     
Yes 142 65 45.8 0.36
No 197 100 50.8  
Abortion     
Yes 9 2 22.2 0.17
No 298 144 48.3