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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)