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Table 2 Significance of risk factors with Toxocara cati infestation

From: Parasites of domestic owned cats in Europe: co-infestations and risk factors

Variables % (n) of cats postive forT. cati χ² (chi-squared tests)
Origin   
Alfort 6.3% (6) p < 10−11
Liege 7.3% (4)
Vienna 9.8% (9)
Nantes 12.1% (11)
Madrid 12.9% (9)
Budapest 16.7% (50)
Bari 18.7% (56)
Cluj-Napoca 27.0% (81)
Naples 34.4% (74)
Age   
<6 months 38.1% (85) P < 10−15
6-24 months 26.6% (125)
>24 months 10.9% (88)
Outdoor access   
Rare 11.5% (49) P < 10−6
Frequent 23.0% (251)
Number of anthelmintic treatment per year   
0 23.3% (100) P = 0.001
1 or 2 22.2% (145)
More than 3 10.4% (18)
Number of other cats in the house   
0 17.6% (81) P = 0.001
1 or 2 15.5% (69)  
3 or more 24.1% (139)