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Table 6 Indication of possible pathways associated with parasitic diseases transmitted to animals

From: Awareness of zoonotic diseases and parasite control practices: a survey of dog and cat owners in Qatar

Pathway/substance n % P-value
Animal faeces 73 48.7  
Raw meat 57 38.0  
Soil 40 26.7* P = 0.036a
Food 39 26.0  
Arthropods 37 24.7  
No idea 37 24.7  
Mother to child 31 20.7  
Plants 20 13.3  
Environmental contamination 18 12  
Claw scratch 1 0.7* P < 0.0001b
  1. *Statistically significant difference to the frequency value positioned immediately above
  2. aχ2 = 2.10, df = 1
  3. bFisher’s exact test