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Table 3 Association of various factors with carriage of Salmonella among dogs in Addis Ababa

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

Variables Categorical parameter No. sampled No. positive for Salmonella (%) OR(95% CI) X2(p-value)
Diarrhea during the last months Yes 62 16 (25.8) 3.8 (1.8–8.1) (0.0)
No 190 16 (8.4)   
Type of food provided to the dog Meat 21 1 (4.8) - 2.9 (0.3)
Table scraps 17 4 (23.5)  
Meat + table scraps 211 27 (12.8)  
Commercial pet food 3 0  
Source of food/meat for dogs Local unlicensed markets 198 24 (12.1) - 0.9 (0.6)
  Licensed butchers 51 8 (15.7)  
  Supermarkets 3 0  
Overall   252 32