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Table 1 Host and sex-wise prevalence of cystic echinococcosis

From: Cystic echinococcosis: an emerging zoonosis in southern regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Host Examined Positive Prevalence (%) Pearson’s Chi-square (x2) p-value
Buffaloes 183 22 12 10.562 0.014
Cows 1693 150 9
Goats 428 22 5.1
Sheep 529 53 10
Total 2833 247 9
District Sex Total n/N (%)   
  Male n/N (%) Female n/N (%)    
Lakki Marwat 27/361 (7.5) 69/631 (10.9) 96/992 (9.7) 35.660 0.001
Karak 9/236 (3.8) 30/359 (8.4) 39/595 (6.6)
Bannu 33/707 (4.6) 79/539 (14.6) 112/1246 (8.9)
Total 69/1304 (5.3) 178/1529 (12) 247/2833 (9)
  1. n Positive cases
  2. N Examined cases
  3. % Prevalence in percentage