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Table 1 Seroprevalence of T. gondii antibody and logistic regression analysis of risk factors for sheep

From: Seroepidemiology and associated risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii in sheep and goats in Southwestern Ethiopia

Risk factors Total No of positive Univariable Multivariable
Speciesa    COR (95% CI) P-Value AOR (95% CI) P-Value
Sheep 252 148 (58.73%) -   -  
Goat 116 64 (55.18%) -   -  
Total 368 212 (57.60%)     
Age
 Young (<1 year) 40 15 (37.5%) 1   1  
 Adult (>1 year) 212 133 (62.7%) 2.8 (1.39,5.63) 0.004 2.5 (1.19,5.23) 0.015
Sex
 Male 99 46 (46.5%) 1    
 Female 153 102 (66.7%) 2.3 (1.37, 3.87) 0.002 1.93 (1.11,3.36) 0.018
Altitude
 Highland 113 79 (69.9.9%) 5.07 (2.23,1163) 0.000 4.57 (1.75,12.66) 0.000
 Midland 104 58 (55.8%) 2.75 (1.22,6.19) 0.015 2.8 (1.23,6.54) 0.014
 Lowland 35 11 (31.4%) 1    -
  1. COR crude odd ratio, AOR adjusted odd ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. aSpecies, P = 0.213