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Table 1 Prevalence in cattle and shoats in the different Kebeles, calculated with logistic regression with random effect on villages

From: Bovine tuberculosis at a cattle-small ruminant-human interface in Meskan, Gurage region, Central Ethiopia

    Debub Shershera Dobona Bati Gidona Aborat Jolle Dobi Overall
Elevation (meter)   1960-1980 1800-1830 2090-2145 1800-1885 2140-2170 1800-2170
Number of cattle tested   167 177 295 297 278 1214
Number of sheep and goats tested   44 91 130 141 NA 406
  Number (%) of sheep 19 (43) 73 (80) 121 (93) 130 (92) NA 343 (84.5)
  Number (%) of goats 25 (57) 18 (20) 9 (7) 11 (8) NA 63 (15.5)
Prevalence
(LCL-UCL) in %
Cattle 4 mm cut off 1.19 (0.29; 4.65) 2.25 (0.85; 5.86) 1.35 (0.50; 3.55) 2.11 (0.48; 8.82) 1.07 (0.34; 3.29) 1.59 (0.88; 2.85)
   2 mm cut off 5.98 (3.25; 10.76) 9.60 (6.05; 14.90) 5.98.0 (2.970; 11.65) 6.73 (4.38; 10.20) 5.75 (3.55; 9.18) 6.76 (5.36; 8.49)
  Sheep and goats 4 mm cut off 0 0 0 0 NA 0
   2 mm cut off 0 0 1.16 (0.08; 13.55)* 0.70 (0.09; 4.85)** NA 0.41 (0.03-5.15)
Prevalence MAC
(LCL-UCL) in %
Cattle   6.58 (3.68; 11.50) 6.78 (3.89; 11.56) 4.74 (2.82; 7.85) 0.96 (0.10; 8.61) 3.95 (2.20; 7.00) 4.44 (3.42; 5.76)
  Sheep and goats   2.27 (0.31; 14.44) 0 0 0 NA 0.24 (0.03; 1.72)
  1. †: LCL-UCL stands for lower confidence limit and upper confidence limit
  2. *: 2 positive animals (1 sheep, 1 goat)
  3. **: 1 positive animal (1 sheep)
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