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Table 1 Distribution of the intestinal parasites in the students of two primary schools

From: Health inequities: lower socio-economic conditions and higher incidences of intestinal parasites

Parasites Şehzadeler (ŞPS) (n = 197) Ülkem (ÜPS) (n = 97) Total (n = 294)
Pathogenic spp. n (%) n (% n (%)
Giardia intestinalis 27 (13.7) 0 (0) 27 (9.2)
Dientamoeba fragilis 8 (4.0) 2 (2.1) 10 (3.4)
Enterobius vermicularis 3 (1.5) 0 (0) 3 (1.0)
Hymenolepis nana 1 (0.5) 0 (0) 1 (0.3)
Suspicious pathogenic spp.    
Blastocystis hominis 30(15.2) 12 (12.4) 42 (14.2)
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 3 (1.5) 1 (1.4) 4 (1.3)
Non-pathogenic spp.    
Entamoeba coli 17 (9.0) 1 (1.4) 18(6.2)
Endolimax nana 11 (5.6) 0 (0) 11(3.7)
Iodomoeba bütschlii 2 (1.0) 0 (0) 2 (0.6)