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Table 1 Biometric data assessing signalment of cattle sampled for fluke infection at high (n = 145) and low (n = 94) altitudes [95% confidence intervals are shown]

From: Bovine fasciolosis at increasing altitudes: Parasitological and malacological sampling on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda

  Low altitude < 1500 m High altitude > 1500 m
  Percentage (95%CI) Percentage (95 % CI)
Breed
Local 39.3 (31.3-47.8) 23.4 (15.3-33.3)
Hybrid 20.0 (13.8-27.4) 34.0 (24.6-44.5)
Friesian 19.3 (13.2-26.7) 38.3 (28.5-48.9)
Unknown   
Age
Calf 14.5 (9.2-21.3) 14.9 (8.4-23.7)
Sub-adult 11.7 (7.0-18.1) 28.7 (19.9-39.0)
Adult 73.8 (65.9-80.7) 56.4 (45.8-66.6)
Body condition score
1 0.9 (0.0-4.8) 4.4 (1.2-10.9)
2 15.9 (9.7-24.0) 31.9 (22.5-42.5)
3 65.5 (56.0-74.2) 55.0 (44.2-65.4)
4 17.7 (11.2-26.0) 7.7 (3.2-15.2)
5 0.0 (0.0-3.2) 1.1 (0.0-6.0)
Underweight (BCS 1-2) 16.8 (10.4-25.0) 36.3 (26.4-47.0)
Sex
Male 27.4 (19.5-36.6) 16.3 (9.2-25.8)
Female 72.6 (63.4-80.5) 83.7 (74.2-90.8)