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Table 4 Change of positive rates of canine faeces controlled by remote management system (RMS)

From: A remote management system for control and surveillance of echinococcosis: design and implementation based on internet of things

  Deworming times Group dewormed by Smart collars Manual deworming group (%) χ2 value P value
Baseline data8 / 6/320 (1.88) / / /
Statistical analysis by RMS 0 (Before deworming) 16/474 (3.4) 6/177 (3.4) 0.993 1
1st 1/475 (0.2) 6/169 (3.6) 12.912 0.002
2nd 2/487 (0.4) 7/163 (4.3) 10.838 0.004
3rd 1/467 (0.2) 7/170 (4.1) 15.290 0.001
4th 0/442 (0) 5/161 (3.1) 13.819 0.001
5th 0/232 (0) 5/169 (2.9) 6.933 0.013
6th 0/127 (0) 6/171 (3.5) 4.532 0.04
7th 0/20 (0) 5/173 (2.9) 0.590 1
Z value 28.766 0.107   
P value 0.000 0.743   
  1. / means the data were not be counted