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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the FIV and FeLV seropositive cat populations

From: Comparison of risk factors for seropositivity to feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukemia virus among cats: a case-case study

Factors Total samples FeLV+ FIV+
n (%, 95% CI) n (%, 95% CI)
Testing Site    
Veterinary Clinic 1064 503 (47.3, 44.2-50.3) 561 (52.7, 49.7-55.8)
Shelter 225 90 (40.0, 33.5-46.7) 135 (60.0, 53.3-66.5)
Age    
Juvenile 281 165 (58.7, 52.7-64.5) 116 (41.3, 35.5-47.3)
Adult 1008 428 (42.5, 39.4-45.6) 580 (57.5, 54.4 -60.6)
Sex    
Male Intact 469 174 (37.1, 32.7-41.6) 295 (62.9, 58.4-67.3)
Male Neutered 380 147 (38.7, 33.8-43.8) 233 (61.3, 56.2-66.2)
Female Intact 262 167 (63.7, 57.6-69.6) 95 (36.3, 30.4-42.4)
Female Spayed 178 105 (59.0, 51.4-66.3) 73 (41.0, 33.7-48.6)
Outdoor Exposure    
No 217 126 (58.1, 51.2-64.7) 91 (41.9, 35.3-48.8)
Yes 1072 467 (43.6, 40.6-46.6) 605 (56.4, 53.4-59.4)
Health Status    
Healthy 708 303 (42.8, 39.1-46.5) 405 (57.2, 53.5-60.9)
Ill 581 290 (49.9, 45.8-54.1) 291 (50.1, 45.9-54.2)