Table 3

Mixed effects logistic regression model for factors associated with mycobacteria detected in pigs at slaughter in Mubende District of Uganda
Variables Level Proportion % Odds ratio P-value 95 % CI Variance estimate
Lymph node pathology No lesions 40 1
Lesion 60 3.0 0.001 (1.55-5.48)
Type of water source Bore holes 17.6 1 - -
Valley dams 31.3 2.0 0.049 (1.09-5.15)
Water holes 51.1 3.0 0.014 (1.32-7.31)
Pig management system Housed 17.7 1 - -
Free range 46.8 3.0 0.034 (1.22-5.97)
Soil type in area of isolation Rocky 8.5 1 - -
Loam 46.1 0.12 0.001 (0.04-0.39)
Clay 44.6 0.05 0.009 (0.005-0.52)
Month of sampling September 18.4 1 - -
October 16.3 0.11 0.001 (0.03-0.33)
November 14.1 0.13 0.001 (0.04-0.42)
January 14.2 0.3 0.008 (0.09-0.93)
Random effect Sub county - - 0.19-2.59) 0.86

Muwonge et al.

Muwonge et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:52   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-52

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