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Table 1 Univariable analysis of host-related risk factors with Cryptosporidium oocyst shedding by calves

From: Cryptosporidium infection in bovine calves: prevalence and potential risk factors in northwest Ethiopia

Potential risk factors No. animals No +ve Prev. (95% CI) OR (95% CI) P value
Breed
 Indigenous 271 48 17.7 (13.6–22.7) 1  
 Holstein-cross 89 19 21.3 (14.1–31) 1.26 (0.7–2.29) 0.445
Sex
 Female 198 36 18.2 (13.4–24.1) 1  
 Male 162 31 19.1 (13.8–25.9) 1.065 (0.63–1.81) 0.817
Age
 6–12 months 279 44 15.8 (12–20.5) 1  
 < 6 months 81 23 28.4 (19.7–39.0) 2.12 (1.2–3.78) 0.011
Body condition scores
 Good 271 50 18.5 (14.3–23.5) 1  
 Poor 89 17 19.1 (12.3–28.5) 1.04 (0.57–1.92) 0.89
Overall prevalence 360 67 18.6 (14.9–23)