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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of dogs sampled in Esue rural geog (n = 119) and Katsho semi-urban area (n = 119)

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of canine distemper virus in the pet and stray dogs in Haa, western Bhutan

VariablesEsue/rural
n (%)
Katsho/semi-urban
n (%)
χ2 test
significance
Sex
 Female61 (51)58 (49)0.79
 Male58 (49)61 (51)
Breeda
Pure/cross12 (10)37 (31)0.0001
 Local107 (90)82 (69) 
Dog category/classification
 Owned62 (52)71 (60) 
 Stray57 (48)48 (40)0.29
Age (months)
 4–1210 (8.4)8 (6.7)0.008
 13–2411 (9.2)19 (16) 
 25–4893 (78.2)90 (75.7) 
  > 495 (4.2)2 (1.6) 
Physical body condition score
 5-Obese10 (8)18 (15) 
 4-Fat72 (60)57 (48) 
 3-Normal8 (7)12 (10)0.28
 2-Thin15 (13)17 (14) 
 1-Emaciated14 (12)15 (13) 
Neuter status
 Yes58 (49)52 (44)0.51
 No61 (51)67 (56) 
  1. Note: aDog breed: Local means non-descript and mongrel dog; pure/cross mean pure breed (e.g. German Shepherd) and crosses between local and one identified pure breed