Table 2: Describing prevalence of helminth parasite Species identified among the considered risk factors (coproscopy).

Possible risk factorsNo. examinedA. H. Cap. R. R. R. D. H.

ManagementIntensive12562 (49.6)64 (51.2)43 (34.4)69 (55.2)54 (43.2)54 (43.2)57 (45.6)45 (36.0)
Semi-intensive13093 (71.5)94 (72.3)94 (65.4)50 (38.5)62 (47.7)81 (62.3)85 (63.4)41 (31.5)
Backyard155118 (76.1)111 (71.6)115 (74.2)112 (72.3)108 (69.7)111 (71.6)124 (80.0)29 (18.7)
BreedExotic213124 (58.2)129 (60.6)102 (47.9)108 (50.7)94 (44.1)107 (50.2)113 (53.1)65 (30.5)
Local194149 (75.6)140 (71.1)141 (71.6)123 (62.4)130 (67.0)139 (70.6)153 (77.7)50 (25.4)
SexMale209150 (71.8)153 (73.2)132 (63.2)118 (56.5)119 (57.5)131 (62.7)137 (65.6)55 (26.3)
Female201123 (61.2)116 (57.7)111 (55.2)113 (56.2)105 (52.2)115 (57.2)129 (64.2)60 (29.9)

Overall parasite species 410273(66.6)269(65.6)243(59.3)231(56.3)224(54.6)246(60.0)266(64.9)115(28.1)

a, Ascaridia galli; b, Heterakis gallinarum; c, Capillaria species; d, Raillietina tetragona; e, Raillietina echinobothrida; f, Raillietina cesticillus; g, Davania proglottina; h, Hymenolepis carioca. The numbers within the table stand for the following: number positive (prevalence in percentage).