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Table 2 Identification of parasitic diseases of dogs and cats by the responders

From: Parasitic zoonoses associated with dogs and cats: a survey of Portuguese pet owners’ awareness and deworming practices

Disease Awareness/respondents (n) Frequency (%)
Tick fever 524/531 98.7
Mange 519/531 97.7
Leishmaniosis 484/530 91.3
Ascaridiosis/roundworms 481/531 90.6
Toxoplasmosis 369/531 69.5a
Dirofilariosis/heartworm disease 235/478 49.2a
Hydatidosis 210/530 39.6a
Giardiosis 131/531 24.7a
Dipylidiosis 74/508 14.6
Cryptosporidiosis 70/530 13.2
Ancylostomatosis 69/531 13.0
Onchocercosis 65/530 12.3
Thelaziosis 58/531 10.9
  1. aStatistically significant difference to the frequency value positioned immediately above