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Table 1 Effects of patient characteristics on seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in semi-domesticated and pet cats

From: Prevalence of toxoplasmosis in semi-domesticated and pet cats within and around Bangkok, Thailand

Category Semi-domesticated cats Pet cats Total
N No. positive (%) N No. positive (%) N No. positive (%)
Breed
 DSH 130 15 (11.5) 52 2 (3.8) 182 17 (9.3)
 Persia 48 0 (0) 48 0 (0)#
 Maine Coon 7 0 (0) 7 0 (0)
 Scottish Fold 5 0 (0) 5 0 (0)
 Mixed 18 0 (0) 18 0 (0)
 Total 130 15 (11.5) 130 2 (1.5)** 260 17 (6.5)
Age group, years
  < 1 34 1 (2.9) 18 0 (0) 52 1 (1.9)
 1–5 87 13 (14.9) 74 1 (1.3)** 161 14 (8.7)
  > 5 9 1 (11.1) 38 1 (2.6) 47 2 (4.3)
Sex
 Male 46 5 (10.9) 59 0 (0)** 105 5 (4.8)
 Female 84 10 (11.9) 71 2 (2.8)* 155 12 (7.7)
  1. Abbreviation:  DSH = domestic short-haired
  2. *p < 0.05 vs. semi-domesticated cat
  3. **p < 0.01 vs. semi-domesticated cat
  4. #p < 0.05 vs. DSH