Table 4

Summary of ward data recorded in the study and of municipal data from the 2002 national census
GL KH IL MK All study area Iringa
Nr of HH 1630 3013 1171 2179 7993 24512
Nr of humans 9975 12833 3868 7486 34162 106668
Nr of dogs 1011 959 167 361 2498 na
DHH in % (mean, 95% CIs) 22.45 (20.43-24.42) 15.15 13.87-16.45 7.51 6.06-9.05 7.02 5.97-8.12 13.29 12.56-14.06 na
Dogs/HH (mean, 95% CIs) 0.62 (0.54-0.70) 0.30 0.27-0.34 0.14 0.11-0.18 0.16 0.12-0.19 0.31 0.28-0.33 na
Dog:Human (mean, 95% CIs) 1:10 (1:11-1:9) 1:14 1:16-1:13 1:23 1:31-1:18 1:21 1:26-1:18 1:14 1:15-1:13 na
Dogs km-2 243 298 380 415 334 na

number of households; number of inhabitants as per 2002 national census; number of dogs recorded during the study; number of dog-owning households (DHH) in mean and 95% CI; number of dogs per household counted in mean and 95%CI; dog:human ratio in mean and 95%CI; and dog densities in number of dogs recorded per km-2 for each ward as well as for the study area and the municipality.

Gsell et al.

Gsell et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:236   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-236

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