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Table 2 Potential risk factors for Victorian domestic dogs tested positive for Neospora caninum antibodies by cELISA

From: High seroprevalance of Neospora caninum in dogs in Victoria, Australia, compared to 20 years ago

Risk factor β SE (β) P OR LCI UCI
Breed Jack Russell Terrier 0.20 0.10 0.05* 1.22 1.02 1.43
Age Aged (12+ years) Ref Ref
Adult (6–12 years) -0.10 0.06 0.08 0.91 0.80 1.02
Adolescent (2–5 years) -0.13 0.07 0.05* 0.88 0.75 1.01
Puppy (1–2 years) -0.03 0.09 0.71 0.97 0.80 1.14
Geographical location Rural Ref Ref
Bayside -0.01 0.18 0.97 0.99 0.64 1.35
Boroondara -0.27 0.13 0.04* 0.76 0.50 1.02
Brimbank -0.28 0.11 0.01* 0.75 0.54 0.97
Cardinia 0.11 0.15 0.44 1.12 0.83 1.41
Frankston -0.17 0.17 0.31 0.84 0.51 1.17
Glen Eira -0.02 0.13 0.91 0.99 0.73 1.25
Greater Dandenong 0.08 0.13 0.56 1.08 0.82 1.34
Greater Geelong -0.23 0.13 0.08 0.80 0.54 1.05
Hobsons Bay -0.13 0.13 0.31 0.87 0.62 1.13
Macedon Ranges -0.05 0.16 0.77 0.96 0.65 1.26
Moreland -0.13 0.19 0.50 0.88 0.51 1.25
Melbourne City -0.12 0.13 0.34 0.89 0.64 1.13
Whitehorse -0.22 0.15 0.14 0.80 0.51 1.09
Whittlesea -0.13 0.16 0.44 0.88 0.57 1.20
Yarra -0.20 0.15 0.19 0.82 0.51 1.12
Yarra Ranges -0.22 0.15 0.15 0.81 0.51 1.10
  1. Abbreviations:  β beta coefficient, LCI lower confidence interval, OR odds ratio, Ref reference point, SE(β) standard error of the beta co-efficient, UCI upper confidence interval
  2. *P ≤ 0.05