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Research Article

Tuberculosis at Farmer-Cattle Interface in the Rural Villages of South Gondar Zone of Northwest Ethiopia

Table 2

Association of host risk factors with bovine tuberculin test reactivity in cattle based on a ≥2 mm cut-off value, South Gondar Zone, northwest Ethiopia (2015–2018).

CharacteristicsTuberculin test ()Total (%)COR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)-value
PositiveNegative

Age of cattle (years)
<51160161 (33.8)1
5–105203208 (43.7)4.11 (0.47–35.55)3.10 (0.35–35.69)0.16
>101106107 (22.5)1.58 (0.09–25.45)1.69 (0.16–25.93)0.74

Sex
Male2215217 (45.6)1
Female5254259 (54.4)2.11 (0.40–11.01)2.16 (0.35–12.21)0.36

Breed type
Local6441447 (94.0)1
Cross12829 (6.0)2.62 (0.30–22.56)2.67 (0.25–23.74)0.36

Source
Homebred5364369 (77.3)1
Purchased2105107 (22.7)1.38 (0.27–7.25)1.38 (0.17–7.55)0.69

Body condition
Poor1196197 (41.4)1
Medium3204207 (43.5)2.88 (0.29–27.94)3.00 (0.27–28.38)0.33
Good36972 (15.1)8.52 (0.87–83.29)8.53 (0.85–83.34)0.02

Household TB status
Negative2159161 (33.8)1
Positive5310315 (66.2)1.28 (0.24–6.68)1.39 (0.31–7.10)0.76

N: number of total cattle tested. COR: crude odds ratio, AOR: Adjusted odds ratio, CI: confidence interval.

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