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Table 4 Number of ticks collected from different body parts of the equid hosts

From: Risk factors associated with tick infestations on equids in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, with notes on Rickettsia massiliae detection

Infested body parts Horse, n (%) Donkey, n (%) Mule, n (%) Total, n (%) Mean (SD) P value (χ2)
Dewlap 37 (14) 39 (19) 15 (19) 91 (17) 30.33 (13.32) 0.045 (18.66, 10)
Belly 39 (15) 34 (17) 19 (23) 90 (16) 30 (11.5)
Sternum 38 (14) 44 (21) 11 (14) 93 (17) 31 (17.58)
Udder 46 (17) 33 (16) 12 (15) 91 (17) 30.33 (17.16)
Axial region 63 (24) 25 (12) 14 (17) 107 (19) 35.67 (23.86)
Scrotum 40 (15) 31 (15) 10 (12) 78 (14) 26 (17.06)
Total 263 (48) 206 (37) 81 (15) 550 (100) 183.3 (93.09)