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Table 2 Association between the social condition of the owners (education and income) and the detection of antibodies against Leishmania major by IFAT

From: Canine visceral leishmaniasis in the Northeast Region of Brazil

Variable   N IFATa Variable (%); CI95%b OR (CI95%)c P d
Education Illiterate 20 1 5.0; 1.2–23.8 0.76f
  Incomplete primary education 62 8 12.9; 6.7–23.5
  Primary education 46 2 4.3; 1.3–14.5
  Incomplete secondary education 75 7 9.3; 4.7–18.1
  Complete secondary education 102 8 7.8; 4.1–14.7
  Incomplete tertiary education 20 1 5.0; 1.2–23.8
  Complete tertiary education 66 6 9.1; 4.3–18.5
Income <2 wages 197 20 10.2; 6.7–15.2 0.56f
  2–4 wages 130 10 7.7; 4.3–13.6
  5–6 wages 38 2 5.3; 1.6–17.3
  >6 wages 26 1 3.8; 0.9–19.0