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Table 2 Overall prevalence of mites in sheep and goats

From: Mites of sheep and goats in Oromia Zone of Amhara Region, North Eastern Ethiopia: species, prevalence and farmers awareness

  Sheep (n = 1280) Goat (n = 1264)
Mite spp. No. positive Prevalence (%) 95 % CI No. positive Prevalence (%) 95 % CI
Sarcoptes spp 49 3.8 2.75–4.84 130 10.3 8.63–11.96
Demodex spp 27 2.1 1.31–2.88 36 2.8 1.89–3.70
Psoroptes spp 21 1.6 1.21–1.95 8 0.6 0.18–1.02
Overall 97 7.6 6.15–9.05 174 13.8 11.91–15.68