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Table 1 Comparison of the differences in the positive rate of Theileria spp. in the sheep and the hedgehogs in the different locations

From: Detection of piroplasms infection in sheep, dogs and hedgehogs in Central China

Location Animal species Number sampled Number positive Positive rate χ 2 DF RR (95% CI) P
Shihe Hedgehogs 51 19 37.25% 1.97 1 1.00 0.1600
Sheep 53 27 50.94% 1.37 (0.88–2.13)
Luoshan Hedgehogs 101 2 1.98% 73.71 1 1.00 0.0000
Sheep 20 15 75.00% 37.88 (9.38–152.87)
Total Hedgehogs 152 21 13.82% 46.75 1 1.00 0.0000
Sheep 73 42 57.53% 4.16 (2.67–6.49)
  1. DF = degrees of freedom; RR = risk ratio; CI = confidence interval.