Table 1

Results of chi-square and univariate logistic regression analyses for risk of FeLV in peninsular Malaysia

Factors

Categories

Prevalence

P value

OR

95% CI


Sex

Female

12/163 (7.4%)

Ref

NA

NA


Male

33/205 (16.1%)

0.011*

2.414

1.204 - 4.842


Neuter status

Intact female

6/116 (5.2%)

Ref

NA

NA


Spayed female

6/46 (12.8%)

0.093

2.683

0.819-8.793


Intact male

12/163 (17.4%)

0.469

1.356

0.592-3.105


Castrated male

24/138 (13.4%)

Ref

1.131

NA


Age

Adult

24/251 (9.6%)

Ref

NA

NA


Young

21/117 (17.9%)

0.022*

2.069

1.099-3.894


Breed

Domestic

36/305 (11.8%)

Ref

NA

NA


Pedigree

9/63 (14.3%)

0.584

1.245

0.567 - 2.735


Household type

Single

3/68 (4.4%)

Ref

NA

NA


Multi-cat

30/184 (16.3%)

0.013*

4.219

1.243-14.285


Shelter

12/116 (10.3%)

0.156

2.500

0.6798 -9.174


Lifestyle

Indoor

13/134 (9.7%)

Ref

NA

NA


Outdoor

20/184 (16.9%)

0.890

1.900

0.900-4.011


Shelter

12/116 (10.3%)

0.866

1.074

0.470-2.456


Behaviour

Non-aggressive

27/281 (9.6%)

Ref

NA

NA


Aggressive

18/87 (20.7%)

0.006*

2.500

1.300 - 4.808


Ownership

Shelter

12/116 (10.3%)

Ref

NA

NA


Owned

33/252 (13.1%)

0.454

1.305

0.648 - 2.631


Sampling location

Other states

6/65 (9.2%)

Ref

NA

NA


Selangor State

39/303 (12.9%)

0.416

1.452

0.588-3.590


FIV status

Negative

27/253 (10.7%)

Ref

NA

NA


Positive

18/115 (15.7%)

0.176

1.553

0.817-2.952


Health status

Healthy

9/178 (5.1%)

Ref

NA

NA


Sick

36/190 (18.9%)

< 0.001*

4.390

2.048-9.408


OR = Odds ratio; CI = confidence intervals; NA = not applicable; * = statistically significant difference; Ref = Reference category

Bande et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:33   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-33

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