[Evaluation of the dog population in an urban area of southeastern Brazil].

  title={[Evaluation of the dog population in an urban area of southeastern Brazil].},
  author={C. M. Nunes and D. Martines and S. Fikaris and L. H. Queiroz},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  volume={31 3},
  • C. M. Nunes, D. Martines, +1 author L. H. Queiroz
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • Revista de saude publica
  • Planning control programs, for diseases such as rabies requires information on the size and structure of the dog and cat population. In order to evaluate the dog population of the urban area of Araçatuba city, S. Paulo State, Brazil, a survey was conducted using a questionnaire to interview members of house-holds. Eighty-eight districts were visited (37,778 houses) and the interview was possible at 77.93% of these. Human population size evaluated was 113,157 inhabitants. Houses that owned… CONTINUE READING
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