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Table 5 Prevalence values and sample sizes for detection method of Campylobacter

From: The prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in vegetables, fruits, and fresh produce: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Methoda Total inputsb Total sample sizec Overall prevalence (%) 95% confidence interval I2 (%) P for χ2
Culture 85 34,922 0.06 0.01–0.12 23.7 0.03
Molecular 3 120 2.38 0.0–5.07 0.0 0.46
Culture/molecular 26 4124 21.52 18.60–24.44 97.9 0.000
  1. aDifferent method of detection
  2. bNumber of distinctive prevalence values is reported
  3. cNumber of vegetable and fruit samples used to determine each estimate