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Table 1 Population description

From: Countrywide serological evaluation of canine prevalence for Anaplasma spp., Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato), Dirofilaria immitis and Ehrlichia canis in Mexico

Characteristic Health status Total population
Healthy dogs CVBD-suspect dogs Not known
Gender     
 Male 486 392 23 901
 Female 442 322 17 781
 Not known 15 8 1 24
Age     
 < 1 year 41 36 5 82
 ≥ 1 year 874 667 29 1570
 Not known 28 19 7 54
 Median age 4 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
IQR: 2–7 IQR: 3–8 IQR: 3–9 IQR: 3–8
Size     
 Small (< 10 kg) 383 234 14 631
 Medium (10–25 kg) 103 121 2 226
 Large (> 25 kg) 304 200 18 522
 Not known 153 167 7 327
Lifestyle     
 Indoors 269 166 12 447
 Outdoors 620 516 23 1159
 Not known 54 40 6 100
Tick contact     
 Yes 627 602 29 1258
 No 268 68 5 341
 Not known 48 52 7 107
TTI prevention     
 Yes 46 36 3 85
 No 890 676 27 1593
 Not known 7 10 11 28
MTI prevention     
 Yes 43 42 0 85
 No 891 667 27 1585
 Not known 9 13 14 36
Travel history     
 Yes 176 151 4 331
 No 763 569 33 1365
 Not known 4 2 4 10
  1. Abbreviations: IQR interquartile range, TTI tick-transmitted infections, MTI mosquito-transmitted infections