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Table 3

Relationship between demographic, behavioral and cat care variables and presence of T. gondii DNA in fecal samples.

Risk factor PCR B1 positive PCR B1 negative OR. 95% CI p
Cat age (< 1 year vs. ≥ 1 year) 6 vs. 19 45 vs. 70 0.4 [0.1–1.3] 0.1
Cat sex (male vs. female) 10 vs. 15 66 vs. 49 1.1 [0.4–2.6] 0.8
Food (dry food vs. mix) 14 vs. 11 72 vs. 43 1.3 [0.5–3.1] 0.5
Faucet water for drink (yes vs. no) 22 vs. 3 101 vs. 14 1 [0.2–3.8] 0.9
Cats go outdoors (yes vs. no) 16 vs. 9 61 vs. 54 1.5 [0.6–3.8] 0.3
Hunting activities (yes vs. no) 15 vs. 10 47 vs. 68 2.1 [0.8–5.2] 0.08
Deworming at least once (yes vs. no) 6 vs. 19 87 vs. 28 0.9 [0.3–2.6] 0.9
Stray cats located around the house of the cat owners 24 vs. 1 111 vs. 4 0.8 [0–8] 0.9

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