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Table 1 Prevalence of Cryptosporidium canis in farmed foxes in Jilin, Heilongjiang and Hebei Provinces, northern China

From: First report of Cryptosporidium canis in farmed Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) in China

Factor Category No. of tested No. of positive Prevalence (%) (95 % CI) Odds Ratios (OR) (95 % CI) P-value
Region Hebei Province 141 11 7.8 (3.4–12.2) Reference 0.0015
Heilongjiang Province 70 16 22.9 (13.0–32.7) 3.5 (1.5–8.0)
Jilin Province 91 21 23.1 (14.4–31.7) 3.6 (1.6–7.8)
Gender Male 139 18 12.9 (7.4–18.5) Reference 0.1962
Female 163 30 18.4 (12.5–24.4) 1.5 (0.8–2.9)
Age Pre-weaned 64 9 14.1 (5.6–22.6) Reference 0.7463
Young 180 28 15.6 (10.3–20.9) 1.1 (0.5–2.5)
Adult 58 11 19.0 (8.9–29.1) 1.4 (0.6–3.8)
Total   302 48 15.9 (11.8–20.0)