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Table 3 Change in frequency of damaged hides after eradication.

From: The Effect of Eradication of Lice on the Occurrence of the Grain Defect Light Flecks and Spots on Cattle Hides

Period no. (Days after eradication) Number of hides Average of hide sum scores Max. score Percentage of hides from reinfected herds
    0 1 2 3  
I (2–136) 170 1.79 54.1% 25.9% 17.7% 2.4% 2.4%
II (137–326) 162 1.29 62.4% 25.3% 10.5% 1.9% 17.9%
III (326–477) 166 1.13 68.1% 19.3% 10.2% 2.4% 32.5%
IV (>477) 166 1,63 62.1% 13.9% 19.9% 4.2% 51.8%
  1. Change in periods I-III p < 0.001 (Spearman correlation test)
  2. Score 0 – No damage
  3. Score 1 – Slight damage, with 1–2 light fleck or spot pr. 100 cm2.
  4. Score 2 – Some damage, with 3–5 light fleck or spots pr. 100 cm2.
  5. Score 3 – Severe damage, with more than 5 light fleck or spots pr. 100 cm2.