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Table 2 Frequency of Salmonella carriage among apparently healthy dogs with respect to selected factors

From: Salmonella serotypes and their antimicrobial susceptibility in apparently healthy dogs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables categories Number examined No. positive (%) X2(p-value)
Sub-cities Gulele 137 16 (11.7) 2.1 (0.6)
  Arada 78 7 (9)  
  Kirkos 83 13 (15.7)  
  Yeka 62 6 (9.7)  
Sex Male 291 35 (12.0) 0.2 (0.7)
Female 69 7 (10.1)  
Age Puppy (<6 month) 73 11 (15.0) 4.6 (0.3)
>6 months - 2 yrs 84 9 (10.7)  
>2 yrs. - 6 yrs 137 16 (11.7)  
>6 yrs. to 10 yrs 46 2 (4.3)  
Over 10 yrs 20 4 (20)  
Purpose of dog ownership Guard 130 19 (14.7) 2.9 (0.2)
Hobby 86 6 (6.9)  
Guard + hobby 144 17 (11.8)  
Overall   360 42 (11.7)