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Table 1 Percent positive test results (canine seroprevalence) for states with decreasing trend (P < 0.0001) in antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi

From: Trends in canine seroprevalence to Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma spp. in the eastern USA, 2010–2017

State (n)a Percent positive tests Change (%) Gamma (95% CI)b
2010 2017
Midwest
 Wisconsin (n = 999,422) 12.8 8.6 − 32.8 − 0.0811 (− 0.0854–− 0.0768)
Northeast
 Connecticut (n = 742,204) 19.9 16.3 − 18.1 − 0.0223 (− 0.0264–− 0.0182)
 Delaware (n = 166,596) 10.7 5.5 − 48.6 − 0.1637 (− 0.1757–− 0.1517)
 Massachusetts (n = 1,485,595) 18.6 15.5 − 16.7 − 0.0474 (− 0.0502–− 0.0446)
 Maryland (n = 977,185) 10.8 6.9 − 36.1 − 0.1011 (− 0.1059–− 0.0963)
 New Hampshire (n = 490,650) 16.7 13.4 − 19.7 − 0.0438 (− 0.0491–− 0.0385)
 New Jersey (n = 927,468) 14.1 10.4 − 26.2 − 0.0754 (− 0.0797–− 0.0711)
 Rhode Island (n = 150,452) 16.8 12.8 − 23.8 − 0.0574 (− 0.0667–− 0.0482)
Southeast
 Virginia (n = 1,508,270) 10.8 7.8 − 27.8 − 0.0522 (− 0.0560–− 0.0485)
  1. aTotal number of test results
  2. bGamma calculated for annual results for each state from 2010 through 2017, inclusive