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Table 3 Descriptive information on the biosecurity scores obtained in Biocheck.UGent™ on external and internal biosecurity and their specific subcategories

From: Association between antimicrobial usage, biosecurity measures as well as farm performance in German farrow-to-finish farms

Parameter N Mean Median SD Min Max
External 60 70 70 9 50 93
 Purchasing policy 60 84 88 14 30 100
 Removing animals, manure, carcasses 60 79 79 10 50 100
 Supply fodder, water, equipment 60 47 46 14 27 90
 Access check 60 71 71 16 35 100
 Vermin, bird control 60 71 70 19 30 100
 Location, environment 60 38 30 31 0 100
Internal 60 55 55 9 37 82
 Management diseases 60 64 60 25 40 100
 Farrowing, suckling period 60 52 50 21 0 93
 Nursery period 60 73 71 17 36 100
 Fattening period 60 79 79 17 21 93
 Compartmentalizing, working lines, equipment 60 41 39 15 11 100
 Cleaning, disinfection 60 43 45 19 0 88