Table 2

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

Factors

Categories

Prevalence

P value

OR

95% CI


Sex

Female

41/163 (25.2%)

Ref

NA

NA

Male

74/205 (36.1%)

0.024*

1.681

1.067 - 2.648

Neuter status

Intact female

35/116 (30.2%)

0.020*

2.951

1.149-7.576

Spayed female

6/47 (12.8%)

Ref

NA

NA

Intact male

53/138(38.4%)

0.323

1.366

0.735-2.538

Castrated male

21/67 (31.3%)

Ref

NA

NA

Age

Young

28/117 (23.9%)

Referent

NA

NA

Adult

87/251 (34.7%)

0.039*

1.686

1.025 - 2.777

Breed

Domestic

93/305 (30.5%)

Ref

NA

NA

Pedigree

22/63 (34.9%)

0.490

1.223

0.690 - 2.168

Household type

Single

22/68 (32.4%)

Ref

NA

NA

Multi-cat

55/184 (29.9%)

0.707

0.8912

0.490 - 1.621

Shelter

38/116 (32.8%)

0.955

1.018

0.538 - 1.931

Lifestyle

Indoor

35/134 (26.1%)

Ref

NA

NA

Outdoor

42/118 (35.6%)

0.103

1.563

0.912 - 2.680

Shelter

38/116 (32.8%)

0.250

1.378

0.798 - 2.381

Behaviour

Non-aggressive

75/281 (26.7%)

Ref

NA

NA

Aggressive

40/87 (46.0%)

0.001*

2.336

1.420-3.846

Ownership

Owned

77/252 (30.6%)

Ref

NA

NA

Shelter

38/116 (32.8%)

0.672

1.107

0.691 - 1.774

Sampling location

Other states

15/65 (23.1%)

Ref

NA

NA

Selangor state

100/303 (33.0%)

0.117

1.642

0.879 - 3.067

FeLV status

Negative

97/323 (30.0%)

Ref

NA

NA

positive

18/45 (40.0%)

0.176

1.553

0.817 - 2.952

Health status

Healthy

42/178 (23.6%)

Ref

NA

NA

Sick

73/190 (38.4%)

0.002*

2.020

1.284 - 3.178


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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