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Table 2 The prevalence and factors associated with Schistosoma mansoni 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

Variables Schistosma mansoni infection P-value AOR (95% CI)
Positive n (%) Negative n (%) Total (n = 409)
Age
 7–10 28 (10.1) 250 (89.9) 278 (68.0) 0.002 2.1 (1.1–4.2)
 11–14 28 (21.4) 103 (78.6) 131 (32.0)   
Sex
 Male 39 (21.0) 147 (79.0) 186 (45.5) 0.002 2.9 (1.5–5.7)
 Female 17 (7.6) 206 (92.4) 223 (54.5)   
Residence
 Urban 41 (17.6) 192 (82.4) 223 (57.0) 0.002 0.301 (0.14–0.64)
 Rural 15 (8.5) 161 (91.5) 176 (43.0)   
Water source
 Pipe 15 (7.5) 184 (92.5) 199 (48.7) 0.004 3.0 (1.41–6.2)
 Stream 41 (19.5) 169 (80.5) 210 (51.3)   
Bathing
 Yes 52 (18.3) 232 (81.7) 284 (69.4) 0.034 3.7 (1.1–12.2)
 No 4 (3.2) 121 (96.8) 125 (30.6)   
Washing clothes
 Yes 51 (19.2) 215 (80.8) 266 (65.0) 0.022 3.4 (1.2–9.7)
 No 5 (3.5) 138 (96.5) 143 (35.0)   
Swimming
 Yes 49 (20.8) 187 (79.2) 236 (57.7) 0.023 2.8 (1.2–6.9)
 No 7 (4.0) 166 (96.0) 173 (42.3)   
Irrigation
 Yes 45 (19.7) 183 (80.3) 228 (55.7) 0.010 2.8 (1.3–6.0)
 No 11 (6.1) 170 (93.9) 181 (44.3)   
Total Positive 56 (13.7) 353 (86.3) 409 (100)