Herd and cow characteristics affecting the odds of veterinary treatment for disease – a multilevel analysis

@article{Mrk2009HerdAC,
  title={Herd and cow characteristics affecting the odds of veterinary treatment for disease – a multilevel analysis},
  author={Marie Jansson M{\"o}rk and Ulf Emanuelson and Ann Lindberg and Ivar V{\aa}gsholm and Agneta Egenvall},
  journal={Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica},
  year={2009},
  volume={51},
  pages={34 - 34}
}
BackgroundResearch has indicated that a number of different factors affect whether an animal receives treatment or not when diseased. The aim of this paper was to evaluate if herd or individual animal characteristics influence whether cattle receives veterinary treatment for disease, and thereby also introduce misclassification in the disease recording system.MethodsThe data consisted mainly of disease events reported by farmers during 2004. We modelled odds of receiving veterinary treatment… CONTINUE READING

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