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Table 1 Prevalence of filarioid infections (regardless of species) in sampled dogs from the Republic of Moldova

From: An epidemiological survey of Dirofilaria spp. and Acanthocheilonema spp. in dogs from the Republic of Moldova

Variables Frequency Prevalence 95% CI χ2 (df) P-value
Location
 Chișinău 7/78 9.0% 3.7–17.6 0.036 (1) 0.751
 Cahul 5/42 11.9% 4.0–25.6
Sex
 Male 2/50 4.0% 0.5–13.2 2.381 (1) 0.072
 Female 10/70 14.3% 7.1–24.7
Age
 < 2 Years 0/29 0.0% 0.0–11.9 2.91 (1) 0.038
 ≥ 2 Years 12/91 13.2% 7–2.9
Breed
 Pure breed 1/11 9.1% 0.2–41.3 0 (1) 1
 Mixed breed 11/109 10.1% 5.2–17.3
Origin
 Shelter 11/90 12.2% 6.3–20.8 1.111 (1) 0.290
 Owned 1/30 3.3% 0.1–17.2
Total 12/120 10.0% 5.3–16.8
  1. CI Confidence interval