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Table 8 Multiple regression analysis of tick-borne pathogens transmitted via Ixodes scapularis

From: Predominant risk factors for tick-borne co-infections in hunting dogs from the USA

VariableB. burgdorferiAnaplasma spp.Babesia spp.
Adjusted RR
(95% CI; P-value)
Adjusted RR
(95% CI; P-value)
Adjusted RR
(95% CI; P-value)
Region (West vs Other)2.2601 (1.1299–4.5206; 0.0211)*1.4949 (08402–2.6597; 0.1714)0.7362 (0.4925–1.1003; 0.153)
Age (> 6 years-old vs ≤ 6 years-old)1.2478 (0.7034–2.2136; 0.4491)1.2822 (0.7747–2.1223; 0.3336)1.1129 (0.7446–1.6634; 0.6020)
B. burgdorferi
1.3950 (0.9657–2.0152; 0.0761)1.4160 (0.9917–2.0219; 0.0556)
Anaplasma spp.1.3922 (0.9483–2.0438; 0.0912)
1.6384 (1.2152–2.0880; 0.0012)*
Babesia spp.1.2287 (0.9223–1.6368; 0.1594)1.3777 (1.0549–1.7991; 0.0186)*
  1. *Variables significantly associated with tick-borne pathogen seropositivity at P < 0.05