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Table 3 Contact history of the participants

From: Associated factors in distinguishing patients with brucellosis from suspected cases

 Confirmed case
n (%)
Suspected case
n (%)
People without brucellosis
n (%)
C vs S vs PeC vs SC vs PeS vs Pe
X2PX2PX2PX2P
Contact with animals
 Cattle      12.8910.0022.4860.1155.3380.0219.6010.002
  yes85(8.58)23(6.02)228(11.32)        
  no906(91.42)359(93.98)1787(88.68)        
 Sheep      65.415< 0.0011.2170.27058.904< 0.00117.383< 0.001
  yes654(65.99)240(62.83)1032(51.22)        
  no337(34.01)142(37.17)983(48.78)        
 Swine      9.6490.0089.7420.0022.5320.1124.7850.029
  yes64(6.46)44(11.52)163(8.09)        
  no927(93.54)338(88.48)1852(91.91)        
 Deer      0.5820.843
  yes5(0.50)1(0.26)7(0.35)        
  no986(99.50)381(99.74)2008(99.65)        
 Canine      2.3760.305
  yes162(16.35)59(15.45)287(14.24)        
  no829(83.65)323(84.55)1728(85.76)        
Contact with substances
 Abortion products      213.426< 0.0011.9450.163194.577< 0.00172.951< 0.001
  yes446(45.01)156(40.84)414(20.55)        
  no545(54.99)226(59.16)1601(79.45)        
 Dairy and meat      4.1820.124
  yes34(3.43)15(3.93)101(5.01)        
  no957(96.57)367(96.07)1914((94.99)        
 Fur      43.090< 0.0010.0110.91535.375< 0.00116.015< 0.001
  yes649(65.49)249(65.18)1090(54.09)        
  no342(34.51)133(34.82)925(45.91)        
 Feces      84.272< 0.0010.3700.54366.699< 0.00145.770< 0.001
  yes231(23.31)95(24.87)238(11.81)        
  no760(76.69)287(75.13)1777(88.19)        
 Dust      15.424< 0.0012.4900.11515.426< 0.0010.9770.323
  yes305(30.78)101(26.44)485(24.07)        
  no686(69.22)281(73.56)1530(75.93)