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Table 2 Best-fit multivariable model for animal-level risk factors associated with LSDV sero-positivity using mixed effect logistic regression modelling with herd as random effect

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors for lumpy skin disease virus seropositivity in cattle in Uganda

Risk factors Odds Ratio 95% CI P-Value
Management type
 Communal/pastoral Ref   
 Fenced farm 5.26 2.64–10.48 < 0.01
 Zero grazing 0.28 0.06–1.44 0.13
Mean annual rainfall (mm)
 800–1000 Ref   
 1001–1200 5.60 2.35–13.34 0.00
 1201–1400 4.58 2.23–9.40 0.00
Sex
 Male Ref   
 Female 1.72 1.02–2.92 0.04
Age in months
 0–12 Ref   
 13–24 1.24 0.63–2.44 0.54
  > 25 1.96 1.15–3.34 0.01
Contact with Buffalo
 Never Ref   
 Daily 1.78 0.50–6.31 0.37
 Weekly/monthly 0.49 0.29–0.85 0.01
Communal water source
 No Ref   
 Yes 3.31 1.42–7.71 0.01