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Table 7 Summary of dog management practices and dog owner’s awareness on the risk of zoonotic transmission of Salmonella (n = 209)

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

Variable items Response Number of respondents %
Feed types Commercial diet 0 0
Leftover food 149 71.3
Offal 11 5.3
Mixed 49 23.4
Feed treatment Uncooked 19 9.1
Always cooked 0 0
Sometimes cooked 190 90.9
House cleaning Use glove 0 0
Bare hand 209 100
No clean 0 0
Water source Tap water 209 100
Ground water 0 0
Addition of drug to feed Yes 0 0
No 209 100
Knowledge on transmission of Salmonella to human Yes 57 27.3
No 152 72.7
  1. n Number of households examined