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Table 1 Impact of different variables on the prevalence of Q fever in small ruminants

From: Cross-sectional study for determining the prevalence of Q fever in small ruminants and humans at El Minya Governorate, Egypt

Variable Species examined
Sheep Goat
No. tested Positive no. (%) Odds ratio (95% CI) No. tested Positive no. (%) Odds ratio (95% CI)
Locality
 Dayr Mawas 42 10 (23.8) 0.85 (0.35–2.1)
1.18 (0.48–2.86)
19 3 (15.78) 0.281 (0.06–1.29)
3.56 (0.77–16.32)
 Matay 67 18 (26.86) 20 8 (35)
 Total 109 28 (25.68) 39 11 (28.20)
Age
 1–2 years 22 5 (22.73) 0.82 (0.27–2.47)
1.22 (0.4–3.69)
12 2 (16.66) 0.40 (0.07–2.23)
2.5 (0.45–13.9)
 > 2 years 87 23 (26.44) 27 9 (33.33)
 Total 109 28 (25.68) 39 11 (28.20)
Gender
 Male 7 1 (14.28) 0.366 (0.038–3.46)
2.73 (0.28–25.76)
 Female 109 28 (25.68) 32 10 (31.25)
 Total 109 28 (25.68) 39 11 (28.20)
Pregnancy
 Yes 71 19 (26.76) 1.2 (0.47–2.9)
0.85 (0.34–2.12)
18 6 (33.33) 1.3 (0.27–5.7)
0.8 (0.17–3.65)
 No 38 9 (23.68) 14 4 (28.57)
 Total 109 28 (25.68) 32 10 (31.25)
Abortion history
 Yes 5 2 (40) 2 (0.32–13)
0.5 (0.79–3.16)
1 1 (100) 7.1 (0.26–190.7)
0.14 (0.005–3.78)
 No 104 26 (25) 31 9 (29)
 Total 109 28 (25.68) 32 10 (31.25)