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Table 1 Prevalence of intestinal parasites among primary schoolchildren in rural Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Multivariate analysis of factors associated with Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm infection among primary school children in rural Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia

Parasite species No infected Percent (n = 409)
Single infection
 Hookworm Spp 130 31.7
Schistosoma mansoni 33 8.0
Entamoeba histolytica 22 5.4
Ascaris lumbricoides 5 1.2
Strongyloides stercolaris 1 0.2
Taenia spp 1 0.2
Giardia lamblia 1 0.2
Double infection
S. mansoni + Hookworm spp 17 4.2
 Hookworm spp + E. histolytica 16 3.9
 Hookworm + Giardia lamblia 3 0.7
E. histolytica + Giardia lamblia 2 0.5
A.lumbricoides + E. histolytica 1 0.2
S. mansoni + E. histolytica 1 0.2
S. mansoni + A. lumbricoides 1 0.2
Triple infection
S. mansoni + Hookworm spp + E. histolytica 1 0.2
S. mansoni + Hookworm spp + G. lamblia 2 0.5
S. mansoni + Hookworm spp + S. stercolaris 1 0.2
Negative 172 42.0