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Table 4 The number of dogs inspected and the number found to have at least one tick attached in each 4 week period of the 16 week study, in samples submitted by veterinary practices in the UK survey

From: Ticks infesting domestic dogs in the UK: a large-scale surveillance programme

Time period (weeks) Number of dogs Number of tick infested dogs Prevalence (%) 95 % confidence interval
1–4 287 81 28.2 0.052
5–8 1784 503 28.2 0.021
9–12 2938 959 32.6 0.017
13–16 2093 639 30.5 0.019
1–16 7102 2182 30.7 0.011
  1. The estimated percentage prevalence with exact binomial 95 % confidence intervals are also presented