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Table 3 Rabies prevalence among terrestrial animals with conclusive rabies results, Upstate South Carolina, 1994–2004.

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

  N (pos.) Prevalence %
(exact 95% confidence interval)
Raccoon 472 (141) 29.9 (25.8, 34.2)
Fox 217 (68) 31.3 (25.2, 38.0)
Skunk 95 (60) 63.2 (52.6, 72.8)
Domestic cat 1826 (22) 1.2 (0.8, 1.8)
Domestic dog 1253 (11) 0.9 (0.4, 1.4)
Livestock 14 (2) 14.3 (1.8, 42.8)
Ferret 2 (0) 0 (0, 84.2)
Rodent 196 (0) 0 (0, 1.9)
Rabbit 24 (0) 0 (0, 14.3)
Total 4099 (304) 7.4 (6.6, 8.3)
  1. Includes 13 horses (two positive) and one cow.
  2. Prevalence among those tested.
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