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Table 1 Comparison of variables/risk factors associated with the occurrence of coccidiosis in broiler farms in district Mirpur, Azad Kashmir

From: Occurrence and identification of Emeria species in broiler rearing under traditional system

Variables Levels Birds screened (N) Positive (n) Prevalence (%) (n/N × 100) 95 % C.I Odds ratio (OR) P-value
Lower limit Upper limit
Age of Birds 0-3 Week 4109 447 10.88 56.05 63.07 1.33 0.000
>3-6 Week 3705 303 8.18 36.93 43.95 - -
Species E. tenella 7814 421 5.39 52.56 59.66 1.28 0.001
E. maxima 7814 329 4.21 40.34 47.44 - -
Floor Pattern Soiled 2935 323 11.01 39.55 46.63 1.62 0.000
Semi Cemented 2645 275 10.40 33.27 40.16 1.53 0.000
Cemented 2234 152 6.80 17.50 23.26 - -
Seasonal Prevalence Spring 2858 357 12.49 27.83 42.10 1.89 0.000
Winter 1749 158 9.03 22.98 37.96 1.37 0.009
Autumn 1100 96 8.73 30.54 44.32 1.32 0.042
Summer 2107 139 6.60 51.29 63.63