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Table 3 Significant risk factors (ExpB) for Bartonella spp. and haemoplasmas in cats across Italy

From: A molecular survey of vector-borne pathogens and haemoplasmas in owned cats across Italy

Independent variable B SE Wald df P-value Exp (B) 95% CI for Exp (B)
Cats from South Bartonella spp. risk factors       
  0.916 0.336 7.444 1 0.006 2.500 1.294–4.828
  Haemoplasma risk factors       
Sex (male vs female) 0.560 0.113 24.388 1 0.000 1.751 1.402–2.187
Increasing age 0.339 0.110 9.509 1 0.002 1.404 1.132–1.742
FIV positive 2.177 0.913 5.681 1 0.017 8.823 1.472–52.861
  1. Note: Variables entered on the models at step 1: provenance (NCS), reproductive status, breed, sex, age, FIV and FeLV positivity. Bartonella and haemoplasmas positivity were entered as independent variable in each model
  2. Abbreviations: B, estimated coefficient; SE, standard error; Wald, Wald statistic; df, degrees of freedom; P, significance value; Exp (B), predicted change in odds for a unit increase in the predictor