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Table 2 Age and organ-wise prevalence of cystic echinococcosis

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

Age (year) Animal examined Outcome
Buffaloes Cows Goats Sheep Positive Prevalence (%) Pearson’s Chi-square (x2) p-value
< 1 64 530 196 211 13 1.3 121.225 0.001
1–5 72 723 146 202 124 11
> 5 47 440 86 116 110 16
Organ   Total  
Liver 14 80 09 26 129 52.2 2833.0 0.001
Lungs 05 55 12 26 98 40
Liver + lungs 03 15 01 01 20 8.1
Total 247 100