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Table 2 Number of herds examined and infested by Tunga sp. Examinations were performed visually by lay staff members with assistance of household heads

From: Presence of dogs and proximity to a wildlife reserve increase household level risk of tungiasis in Kwale, Kenya

Animal_species Number of herds n (%) Number of infested herds n (%)
Cows 99 (31.03%) 62 (62.63%)
Goats 196 (61.44%) 104 (53.06%)
Birds 267 (83.7%) 147 (55.06%)
Cats 134 (42.01%) 36 (26.87%)
Dogs 58 (18.18%) 33 (56.9%)