Factors Category No. examined No. of positive
(Prevalence in %)
OR CI (95%) χ2/Fishers’exact P-value
Sex Female 241 105 (43.57) 1 3.801-1.630 18.187 0.000
Male 149 98 (65.77) 2.489
Age Young 178 108 (60.67) 1.900 1.268-2.848 9.755 0.002
Adult 212 95 (44.81) 1
Breed Local 265 176 (66.42) 7.178 4.369-11.792 68.349 0.000
Exotic 125 27 (21.6) 1
Management Extensive 303 203 (67.00) - - 1.216 0.000
Semi-intensive 87 0 -
Total 390 203 (52.1)        
Table 3: Prevalence of chicken pediculosis and its association with risk factors.