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Table 2 Prevalence of Dirofilaria repens infection 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 6/78 7.7% 2.9–16.0 0 (1) 1
 Cahul 4/42 9.5% 2.7–22.6
Sex
 Male 2/50 4.0% 0.5–13.2 1.246 (1) 0.19
 Female 8/70 11.4% 7.1–24.7
Age
 < 2 Years 0/29 0.0% 0.0–12.0 2.186 (1) 0.115
 ≥ 2 Years 10/91 11.0% 5.2–19.3
Breed
 Pure breed 1/11 9.1% 0.2–41.3 0 (1) 1
 Mixed breed 9/109 8.3% 3.9–15.1
Origin
 Shelter 9/90 10.0% 4.7–18.1 0.581 (1) 0.448
 Owned 1/30 3.3% 0.1–17.2
Total 10/120 8.3% 4.1–14.8