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Table 4 Echinococcus coproantigen ELISA positive rates among dogs in prefectures and by type of area in Tibet Autonomous Region, 2016

From: Epidemiological survey of echinococcosis in Tibet Autonomous Region of China

  Surveyed population No. of positive cases Positive rate/% (95% CI)
Prefecture
 Lhasa 1047 66 6.30 (4.83–7.77)
 Changdu 1358 78 5.74 (4.50–6.98)
 Shannan 1046 107 10.23 (8.39–12.07)
 Shigatse 1945 94 4.83 (3.88–5.78)
 Naqu 1127 128 11.36 (9.51–13.21)
 Ali 423 34 8.04 (5.45–10.63)
 Linzhi 618 45 7.28 (5.23–9.33)
 Total 7564 552 7.30 (6.71–7.89)
Type of area
 Pastoral area 2224 187 8.41 (7.26–9.56)
 Semi-Pastoral and semi-farm area 3033 168 5.54 (4.73–6.35)
 Farm area 1637 80 4.89 (3.85–5.93)
 Urban area 365 23 6.30 (3.81–8.79)
 Total 7564 552 7.30 (6.71–7.89)
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