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Table 5 Association of S. mansoni infection with risk factors among school children in Wolaita Zones, southern Ethiopia in 2015

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

Variable   Positive Negative COR 95% C.I. AOR 95% C.I. P-value
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Age 5-9 66 23 1.00    1.00    
  10-14 269 101 1.055 0.660 1.689 0.885 0.538 1.458 0.632
  15-19 28 16 0.712 0.344 1.470 0.656 0.306 1.404 0.277
Sex Male 215 72 1.00    1.00    0.513
  Female 148 68 0.677 0.473 0.969 0.871 0.575 1.319
Knowledge on disease No 266 172 1.00    1.00    0.260
  Yes 29 36 0.521 0.308 0.881 0.722 0.410 1.272
Herding cattle No 113 97 1.00    1.00    0.398
  Yes 182 111 1.407 0.982 2.017 1.194 0.792 1.799
Purpose of water contact Other purpose 61 95 1.00    1.00    0.000
  Swimming 234 113 3.225 2.179 4.774 2.954* 1.962 4.449
  1. Variables adjusted: Age group, Sex, Know on disease, Herding cattle, purpose of water contact
  2. *Significant association (P ≤ 0.05)