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Table 4 VL seroprevalence in dogs of the different age categories

From: Seroepidemiology and molecular diversity of Leishmania donovani complex in Georgia

Age (years) ≤ 1.5 1.5–5 > 5
Total dogs 204 281 115
Positive 13 57 25
Negative 191 224 90
Percent 7.0 21 22
Chi square test (relative to age ≤ 1.5)   χ 2 = 18.022, df = 1, P < 0.0001 χ 2 = 15.178, df = 1, P < 0.0001
  1. Data shown are appended from Table 1, showing totals for age of all three size categories. There was no significant difference in seroprevalence between age categories 1.5–5 and >5 (χ 2 = 0.049, df = 1, P = 0.8256)