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Table 3 The epidemiological aspect of CCE outbreaks in Arero district

From: Molecular epidemiology of camel contagious ecthyma in Arero district, Ethiopia

Major risk factors Number affected % OR 95% CI P value
Morbidity
Calves affected 269 77.5 3.44 1.75–8.80 0.012
Adults affected 78 22.5 Ref.*   
Mortality
Calves died 89 84 7.2 4.22–11.55 0.002
Adults died 17 16 Ref.*   
Seasonal occurrence of CCE as reported by camel owners
During rainy season 219 63 5.8 3.34–10.52 0.006
Dry season 128 37 Ref.*   
Plant brows and CCE outbreaks as reported by camel owners
During acacia trees abundance 293 84.4 9.6 5.42–17.83 0.024
At low acacia trees abundance 54 15.6 Ref.*   
  1. *Ref reference category, CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio