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Table 5 Linear regression model showing association of abiotic factors with level of mycotoxins in animal feeds

From: Aflatoxin B1 and Deoxynivalenol contamination of dairy feeds and presence of Aflatoxin M1 contamination in milk from smallholder dairy systems in Nakuru, Kenya

Variable AFB1 DON
Coefficients 95 % confidence interval P-value Coefficients 95 % confidence interval P-value
Constant 50.10 32.26–67.94 0.006 330.67 234.82–426.52 0.001
aw −3.04 −0.67– −5.41 0.024 125.06 46.33–203.79 0.012
pH −1.39 −1.90– −0.88 0.610 −36.62 −46.66– −26.58 0.008
Moisture Content −0.41 −0.26– −.056 0.007 0.92 0.57–1.27 0.004
  1. AFB 1 aflatoxin B1, DON deoxynivalenol, a w water activity