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Table 1 Potential exposure to terrestrial rabies in Upstate South Carolina, 1994–2004, classified by type of victim and exposure animal

From: Potential and Actual Terrestrial Rabies Exposures in People and Domestic Animals, Upstate South Carolina, 1994–2004: A Surveillance Study

   Victim
Exposure animal Human Dog Cat Other None Total (%)
Dog 14,816 32 1 3 92 14,944 (66.7)
Cat 5,795 15 12 1 87 5,910 (26.4)
Raccoon 184 281 21 3 105 594 (2.7)
Fox 78 85 6 4 84 257 (1.1)
Skunk 14 72 0 0 21 107 (0.5)
Livestock* 28 0 0 0 5 33 (0.1)
Other 541 20 1 0 5 567 (2.5%)
Total 21,456 505 41 11 399 22,412 (100.0%)
  1. * Includes horses (N = 32) and one cow.
  2. Includes ferrets (N = 11), rodents (N = 470) and rabbits (N = 86).
  3. Includes cows (N = 4), horses (N = 4) and goats (N = 3); one incident in which a horse and a human were simultaneously indicated as victims, as well as eight incidents where the animal victim was not specified were excluded from this analysis.
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