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Table 8 Host factor and density predictors for the number of co-infecting pathogens (n = 284)

From: Prevalence and predictors of vector-borne pathogens in Dutch roe deer

Dependent variable Model structurea Estimate (± SE) t P Odds ratio (95% CI)
Number of co-infecting pathogensb Intercept 2.531 (0.119) 21.292  < 0.001* 12.6 (9.9–15.9)
  Age category—yearling −0.110 (0.069) −1.600 0.111 0.9 (0.8–1.0c)
  Age category—adult −0.173 (0.058) −3.006 0.003* 0.8 (0.8–0.9)
  Health status—healthy −0.222 (0.117) −1.899 0.059 0.8 (0.6–1.0d)
  1. aPredicted effect of age category (calf, yearling, adult) and health (ill, healthy) on the number of co-infecting pathogens, subset data (n = 284). Model reference categories: age category: calf; health status: ill
  2. bR2 = 0.033, P = 0.006
  3. cThe upper limit of this 95% CI is 0.1.026, i.e., 95% CI includes 1
  4. dThe upper limit of this 95% CI is 0.1.008, i.e., 95% CI includes 1
  5. *Statistically significant