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Table 3 Distribution of CanL seropositivity, according to the dogs’ characteristics, Araçatuba, Brazil, 2015-2016

From: Canine visceral leishmaniasis in Araçatuba, state of São Paulo, Brazil, and its relationship with characteristics of dogs and their owners: a cross-sectional and spatial analysis using a geostatistical approach

Covariatea Category IgG negative IgG positive Total (1396; 100%)
n %b n %b n %c
SEX Female 761 92.9 58 7.1 819 58.7
Male 522 90.5 55 9.5 577 41.3
AGE (months) <  48 506 92.5 41 7.5 547 39.2
48 to < 96 448 92.4 37 7.6 485 34.7
96 and more 262 90.7 27 9.3 289 20.7
NA 67 89.3 8 10.7 75 5.4
HAIR Long 283 94.7 16 5.3 299 21.4
Short 939 91.0 91 9.0 1030 73.8
NA 61 89.7 6 10.3 67 4.8
SIZE Small or medium 1042 92.3 87 7.7 1129 80.9
Big 149 88.2 20 11.8 169 12.1
NA 92 93.9 6 6.1 98 7.0
WHERE Inside the house 385 95.8 17 4.2 402 28.8
Sheltered backyard 489 91.2 47 8.8 536 38.4
Unsheltered backyard or at street 303 87.1 45 12.9 348 24.9
NA 106 96.4 4 3.6 110 7.9
WALK No 532 90.1 57 9.9 589 41.2
Yes 661 92.7 52 7.3 713 51.1
NA 90 94.3 4 5.7 94 6.7
NIGHT Inside the house 163 97.6 4 2.4 167 12.0
Sheltered backyard 789 91.6 72 8.4 861 61.7
Unsheltered backyard or at street 223 87.1 33 12.9 256 18.3
NA 108 96.4 4 3.6 112 8.0
ADOPT No 1058 91.6 97 8.4 1155 82.7
Yes 97 89.0 12 11.0 109 7.8
NA 128 97.0 4 3.0 132 9.5
  1. aDescription in Table 1; b row percentages; c column percentages. NA missing data