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Table 2 Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in abattoir and retail shops from different type of meat samples

From: Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Raw Meat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Prevalence at an Abattoir and Retailers and Antimicrobial Susceptibility

Food.business operators Samples examined № (%) examined № (%) + ve χ2 P-value
  Beef 64(33.3) 3(4.7)   
Abattoir Sheep meat 64(33.3) 4(6.3) 0.193 0.908
  Goat meat 64(33.3) 4(6.3)   
Total   192(50 )* 11(5.7)*   
  Beef 64(33.3) 14(21.9)   
Retail shops Sheep meat 64(33.3) 8(10.9) 4.348 0.114
  Goat meat 64(33.3) 6(9.4)   
Total   192(50 )* 28 (14.6)*   
  1. + ve = E coli contaminated; p-value between food business operators (abattoir and retail shops)*= 0.04.