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Table 3 Factors associated with soil-transmitted helminth infection in school children in Suka village

From: Prevalence and risk factors of soil-transmitted helminthiasis among school children living in an agricultural area of North Sumatera, Indonesia

Risk factors Total examined N = 468 Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  STH (n = 268) No STH (n = 200) OR 95% CI AOR 95% CI P-value
Mother occupation    0.77 0.39–1.48    
 Farming 248 181      
 Others 20 19      
Father occupation    1.03 0.66–1.63    
 Farming 213 160      
 Others 55 40      
Mother education
 No education 40 28      
 Primary 74 46 1.13 0.61–2.07    
 Secondary 139 107 0.91 0.53–1.57    
 High school 15 19 0.55 0.24–1.27    
Father education
 No education 64 37      
 Primary 99 57 1.004 0.59–1.69 1.11 0.60–2.07  
 Secondary 98 97 0.58 0.36–0.96 0.69 0.38–1.23  
 High school 7 9 0.45 0.16–1.31 0.61 0.17–2.15  
Playing with soil/dirt 126 166 1.87 1.61–2.17 7.53 4.54–12.49 < 0.001
Not wearing shoes/slippers 47 10 4.041 1.99–8.21 1.82 0.67–4.93  
Latrine usage 59 11 0.21 0.10–0.40 0.16 0.07–0.35 < 0.001
Hand washing habit 177 57 0.21 0.14–0.30 0.16 0.10–0.26 < 0.001