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Table 3 Results of the multivariate regression model

From: Ticks infesting humans and associated pathogens: a cross-sectional study in a 3-year period (2017–2019) in northwest Italy

Number of ticks (log) Coefficient Standard error P value 95% Confidence intterval
Life stage
 Larvae 0.12 0.09 0.19 − 0.06 to 0.30
 Nymph 0.25 0.04 0.000* 0.16 to 0.34
 Female 0.08 0.05 0.067 − 0.01 to 0.17
 Male − 0.10 0.14 0.467 − 0.36 to 0.17
Year of collection
 2018 0.10 0.03 0.002* 0.04 to 0.17
 2019 0.11 0.04 0.002* 0.04 to 0.18
Habitat
 Garden, lawn, park 0.15 0.05 0.002* 0.05 to 0.25
 Urban site − 0.14 0.18 0.442 − 0.49 to 0.21
 Country side − 0.06 0.28 0.834 − 0.61 to 0.49
 Woodlands 0.09 0.05 0.057 0.00 to 0.19
 Other − 0.05 0.07 0.524 − 0.19 to 0.10
Bite site
 Trunk 0.07 0.04 0.089 − 0.01 to 0.15
 Upper limbs − 0.07 0.05 0.135 − 0.17 to 0.02
 Lower limbs 0.14 0.04 0.001* 0.06 to 0.22
 Limbs 0.67 0.23 0.003* 0.22 to 1.12
 Other − 0.02 0.07 0.818 − 0.14 to 0.11
 Not determined − 0.06 0.08 0.465 − 0.22 to 0.10
 _cons** − 0.20 0.07 0.005 − 0.34 to −0.06
  1. *Statistically significant at P < 0.05, **Intercept