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Research Article

Demographic and Ecological Survey of Dog Population in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria

Table 4

Chi-square and multivariable logistic regression analysis of vaccination status with individual dog information in Aba, Abia state.

Vaccination status
VariableYes No value Crude OR  (95% CI on OR)Adjusted OR  (95% CI on OR)  vaccinated dogs Adjusted OR  (95% CI on OR)  unvaccinated dogs

Breeds of dogs
 Exotic20018279.80.0000.42 (0.26–0.68)2.57 (1.54–4.28)0.39 (0.23–0.65)
 Local231130.08 (0.04–0.15)13.30 (7.00–25.27)0.08 (0.04–0.14)
 Cross7529111
Age of dogs
 0–6 months827722.90.0001.71 (1.16–2.52)0.75 (0.48–1.17)1.34 (0.86–2.09)
 7–12 months103662.50 (1.70–3.69)0.40 (0.25–0.61)2.55 (1.65–3.94)
113181111
Reason for
dog ownership
 Guard dogs2122248.10.0180.67 (0.40–1.10)1.55 (0.89–2.69)0.65 (0.37–1.12)
 Sale/breeding42690.42 (0.24–0.78)2.43 (1.27–4.65)0.41 (0.22–0.79)
 Pet4431111
Confinement
of dog
 Day203192 10.00.0182.91 (1.33–6.45)0.43 (0.19–1.02) 2.30 (0.98–5.42)
 Night753.89 (0.98–15.42)0.35 (0.08–1.55)2.86 (0.65–12.70)
 Day and night791022.15 (0.95–4.87)0.55 (0.23–1.34)1.82 (0.75–4.42)
 Allow to roam925111
Sex of dogs
 Male1881930.810.3681.16 (0.84–1.60)
 Female1101311
Source of dog
 From own bitch 1231604.50.1040.59 (0.30–1.17)
 Bought153140.80 (0.41–1.58)
 Received as gift22171
Total298324