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Table 4 Owners’ awareness on the risk of zoonotic transmission of dog Salmonella among households of Harar town, Eastern Ethiopia (n = 209)

From: Isolation, antimicrobial susceptibility patterns, and risk factors assessment of non-typhoidal Salmonella from apparently healthy and diarrheic dogs

Variable items Category No. of HH respondents No. positive Prevalence in % (95% CI) Chi-square (p value)
Feed type Leftover food 149 15 10.1 (5.7–16.1) 3.026 (0.220)
Offal 13 3 23.1 (5–53.8)
Mixed 47 8 17 (7.6–30.8)
Feed treatment Uncooked 19 1 5.3 (0.1–26.0) 0.988 (0.320)
Mixed 190 25 13.2 (8.7–18.8)
Educational status of dog owners Below high school 119 17 14.3 (8.5–21.9) 0.864 (0.238)
High school and above 90 9 10 (4.7–18.1)
Knowledge on transmission of Salmonella to human Yes 57 10 17.5 (6.1–16.5) 1.874 (0.171)
No 152 16 10.5 (8.7–29.9)
  1. n Number of households examined, No. Number, HH Households