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Table 1 Prevalence of intestinal helminth infections with respect to socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in Wolaita Zone, southern Ethiopia in 2015

From: Epidemiology of intestinal helminthiasis among school children with emphasis on Schistosoma mansoni infection in Wolaita zone, Southern Ethiopia

Variables Positive n(%) Negative n(%) Total n(%)
Sex Male 215 (74.9) 72(25.1) 287
Female 148 (68.5) 68 (31.5) 216
Age (Year) 5-9 66(74.2) 23 (25.8) 89
10-14 269 (72.7) 101 (27.3) 370
15-19 28 (63.6) 16 (36.4) 44
Schools Ajora 111 (74.5) 38 (25.5) 149
Gilo-Bisare 110 (83.3) 22 (16.7) 132
Bisare 15 (46.9) 17 (53.1) 32
Motala 101 (77.1) 30 (22.9) 131
Ello 26 (44.1) 33 (55.9) 59
Source of drinking water Pipe 194 (74.6) 66 (25.4) 260
Wells 7 (87.5) 1 (12.5) 8
Spring 117 (77.5) 34 (22.5) 151
Surface water 69 (63.3) 40 (36.7) 109
Hygiene education by parents No 15 (74) 5 (26) 20
Sometimes 133(70.7) 55 (29.3) 188
Regularly 215(72.9) 80 (27.1) 295