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Table 4 Subgroup analysis for comparison of the prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in female domestic cats globally and from different continents

From: The global serological prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in felids during the last five decades (1967–2017): a systematic review and meta-analysis

ContinentNo. of studiesn/NPooled prevalence (95% CI) (%)WeightHeterogeneity
dfI2(%)P-value
Global1013625/13,41333 (29–37)10010099.00P < 0.001
Africa7204/48945 (8–82)6.91699.55P < 0.001
Asia441211/673327 (22–32)43.324397.56P < 0.001
Australia286/13568 (61–75)1.961
Europe181286/284947 (38–56)18.121796.08P < 0.001
North America10335/103932 (24–40)9.901987.51P < 0.001
South America20503/216828 (20–36)19.80998.24P < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: –, impossible to estimate, df, degrees of freedom, n, number of positive samples, N, total number of samples