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Table 3 Results from a predictive logistic regression model for parasitic infection in Kafue lechwe antelopes (n = 40) -October to December, 2005.

From: Investigating effects of parasite infection on body condition of the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) in the Kafue basin

Variable Level OR P-Value 95% CI
Body C score Good 1 - -
  Fair 0.4 0.53 0.6-1.1
  Poor 0.2 0.19 0.1-1.4
Age category 1-5 yrs 1 - -
  5-10 yrs 1.2 0.00  
  10-15 yrs 0.9 0.01 0.6-1.2
  >15 yrs 1.5 0.03 1.1-2.4
Sex Male 1 - -
  Female 0.34 0.15 0.8-1.3
  1. Assessment of the model fit to the observed data showed insignificant differences between observed and predicted values (HL (χ2) (7) = 6.43; p = 0.49), hence indicating its high validity. The reliability of the model was relatively high (ROC = 0.76).