Table 5: Describing prevalence of helminth parasite species identified among the different factors considered (necropsy).

Possible Risk factorsNumber examinedA. H.Cap. R.R.R.H.

ManagementIntensive4219 (45.2)20 (47.6)16 (38.1)20 (47.6)8 (19.1)14 (33.3)03 (07.1)
Backyard9676 (79.2)80 (83.3 )55 (57.3)71 (73.9)47 (48.9)62 (64.5)69 (71.9)
BreedExotic4219 (45.2)20 (47.6)16 (38.1)20 (47.6)08 (19.1)14 (33.3)03 (07.1)
Local9676 (79.2)80 (83.3 )55 (57.3)71 (73.9)47 (48.9)62 (64.5)69 (71.9)
SexMale9670 (72.9)74 (77.1 )51 (53.1)63 (65.6)38 (39.6)57 (59.4)56 (58.3)
Female4225 (59.5)26 (61.9)20 (47.6)28 (66.7)17 (40.5)19 (45.2)16 (38.1)

Overall parasite species13895(68.84)100(72.46)71(51.45)91(65.94)55(39.86)76(55.07)72(52.17)

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