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Table 4 Association between physical variables and E. bieneusi infection in pre-weaned Korean native calves

From: Zoonotic potential of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in pre-weaned Korean native calves

VariableFrequency of E. bieneusi positivity (%)χ2 (P value)OR (95% CI)
Fecal consistency   
 Non-diarrhea (Ref.)34/154 (22.1)5.82 (0.016)*1.00
 Diarrhea19/160 (11.9)0.48 (0.26–0.88)*
Age (days)   
 1–20 (Ref.)19/173 (11.0)11.61 (0.003)**1.00
 21–4030/114 (26.3)2.90 (1.54–5.45)**
 41–604/17 (14.8)1.41 (0.44–4.51)
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.005 vs reference (Ref.)