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Table 4 Posterior means of the fixed effects of the final model, Araçatuba, SP, 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

Covariate (abbreviation) Category (code) Final model
ORa 95%CIb
Lower Upper
Intercept 0.01 0.00 0.02
Covariates related to the dog tutor characteristics and their households
 TIME (standardized) 0.98 0.78 1.24
 RESID (standardized) 1.00 0.79 1.26
 ROOM (standardized) 1.15 0.92 1.47
  CHICK No (0) 1   
Yes (1) 1.98 0.86 4.59
  N.CHICK No (0) 1   
Yes (1) 0.69 0.39 1.21
  YARD No backyard or cement (0) 1   
Grass backyard (1) 1.02 0.61 1.70
  PARK No (0) 1   
Yes (0) 0.82 0.48 1.39
  N°DOGS 0 to 10 (0) 1   
More than 10 (1) 2.36 1.03 5.43
  DIED No or old-age death (0) 1   
Yes, VL (1) 4.85 2.65 8.86
Yes, other reasons (2) 2.26 1.12 4.46
Covariates representing the dog characteristics
 SEX Female (0) 1   
Male (1) 1.36 0.88 2.11
 AGE (standardized) 1.16 0.92 1.47
 HAIR Long (0) 1   
Short (1) 1.42 0.77 2.65
 SIZE Small or medium (0) 1   
Big (1) 1.07 0.55 2.10
 WHERE Inside home (0) 1   
Sheltered backyard (1) 2.14 1.05 4.40
Unsheltered backyard or at the street (2) 2.67 1.28 5.57
 WALK No (0) 1   
Yes (1) 0.90 0.56 1.44
 NIGHT Inside home (0) 1   
Sheltered in the backyard (1) 2.19 0.67 7.16
Not sheltered in the backyard or at the street (2) 2.62 0.74 9.27
 ADOPT No (0) 1   
Yes (1) 0.80 0.34 1.91
  1. aOR = odds ratios
  2. bCI = credible interval