Table 1

Sample size and wild boar population characteristics of the 6 study areas.

Area

Number wild boar sampled

Wild boar density

Wild boar management

Likelihood of contact with open air raised domestic pigs


Asturias (AS)

133

Medium

Low or inexistent

Low

Sistema Central (SC)

127

Medium

Low or inexistent

Low

Sistema Ibérico (IBER)

76

Low

Low or inexistent

Low

Toledo (TO)

91

Low

Low or inexistent

Low

Montes de Toledo (MT)

765

High

Frequently intense

Low [37]

Sierra Morena (SM)

361

High

Frequently intense

High [62]

Doñana (DN)

46

Medium-high

Inexistent

Low


Number of sampled wild boar, categorized wild boar density (low, medium, high), wild boar management (inexistent to intense) and likelihood of contact with open air raised domestic pigs (low, medium, high) generally present in each of the six areas of the study, mainly based on observational data from the authors (unpublished results).

Boadella et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:7   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-7

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