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Table 6 Housing of cattle and goats at night in Debub (in central highlands with high altitude and mild temperature), Anseba (partially in the central highlands and partially in the lowlands with hot and arid climate), Gash Barka (in the western low lands with hot and arid climate) and Southern Red Sea (in Eastern low land with hot and arid climate) regions within the extensive livestock husbandry system

From: Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in cattle, goats, and camels of traditional livestock raising communities in Eritrea

Variables Debub (n = 106) Anseba (n = 61) Gash Barka (n = 64) Southern Red Sea (n = 1) Overall (n = 232)
Cattle housing Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
 Open area 9 (8.5) 32 (52.5) 48 (75.0) 0 (0.0) 89 (38.4)
 Separate animal houses 95 (89.6) 8 (13.1) 3 (4.7) 0 (0.0) 106 (52.7)
 Enclosures 0 (0.0) 18 (29.5) 13 (20.3) 1 (100.0) 32 (13.8)
 Share houses with humans 2 (1.9) 3 (4.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (2.2)
Goat housing n = 39 n = 17 n = 39 n = 33 n = 128
 Open area 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (7.7) 0 (0.0) 3 (2.3)
 Separate animal houses 39 (100) 6 (35.3) 19 (48.7) 31 (93.9) 95 (74.2)
 Enclosures 0 (0.0) 11(64.7) 17 (43.6) 2 (6.1) 30 (23.4)