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Table 1 Prevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in wild boars hunted in Estonia (NDA: no data available)

From: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in free-ranging wild boars hunted for human consumption in Estonia

  % Of the hunting bag Number of samplesa % Of the total samplea Number of positive samples Seroprevalence (%) 95% Confidence interval
Age group
 Age up to 1 year   156 33.12 35 22.44 16.41–29.48
 Older than 1 year   185 39.28 51 27.57 21.49–34.34
Sex
 Female   231 49.04 57 24.68 19.44–30.54
 Male   210 44.59 50 23.81 18.42–29.92
County
 Northern counties 40.69 226 47.98 54 23.89 18.67–29.78
  Hiiumaa 4.22 4 0.85 2 50.00 9.43–90.57
  Läänemaa 7.58 53 11.25 11 20.75 11.43–33.20
  Raplamaa 7.62 16 3.40 5 31.25 12.46–56.32
  Järvamaa 7.67 37 7.86 9 24.32 12.57–39.97
  Harjumaa 6.25 68 14.44 16 23.53 14.60–34.68
  Lääne-Virumaa 5.80 48 10.19 11 22.92 12.68–36.66
  Ida-Virumaa 1.56 0 0.00 NDA NDA
 Southern counties 59.31 245 52.02 59 24.08 19.04–29.73
  Võrumaa 5.74 33 7.01 4 12.12 3.97–26.7
  Valgamaa 5.04 30 6.37 10 33.33 18.33–51.42
  Põlvamaa 7.15 28 5.94 9 32.14 16.95–50.86
  Pärnumaa 9.51 46 9.77 13 28.26 16.71–42.47
  Saaremaa 15.64 24 5.10 7 29.17 13.74–49.36
  Viljandimaa 7.64 30 6.37 1 3.33 0.17–15.36
  Tartumaa 4.85 41 8.70 13 31.71 18.91–47.01
  Jõgevamaa 3.74 13 2.76 2 15.38 2.66–42.23
Total   471   113 23.99 20.30–28.01
  1. aFor some samples, the age group of the animal, sex of the animal, or the county where the animal was shot was not reported or not clearly indicated. Thus, these samples were excluded from the respective analyses.
  2. Significantly lower than the overall estimate.