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Table 3 Specific intestinal parasites pooled prevalence among food handlers at food service establishments in Ethiopia, 2019

From: Intestinal parasites among food handlers of food service establishments in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

ParasiteNo. of studiesSample sizePositivePooled prevalence (95%CI)I2(%)Heterogeneity
QP
Ascaris lumbricoides1846053888.8(6.4–11.2%)94.1287.98< 0.001
Entamoeba histolytica/ dispar20523459711(7.9–14%)96565.79< 0.001
Taenia species1538351082.3(1.4–3.1%)75.657.35< 0.001
Hookworms1544381552.9(1.9–4%)86.5103.75< 0.001
Giardia lamblia2052342624.5(3.4–5.6%)78.688.73< 0.001
Hymenlopsis nana103260792(1.1–2.9)79.944.80< 0.001
Strongloides stercolaris92751672.1(1.1–3%)76.233.55< 0.001
Trichuris trichiura112825511.3(0.5–2%)71.134.55< 0.001
Enterobius vermicularis3556122(0.8–3.1%)0%1.08> 0.582
Schistosoma mansoni102944401(0.5–1.5%)52.318.87< 0.001
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