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Table 3 Weight status of malaria and/or helminth infected cases at Alaba Health Center, southern Ethiopia, in November and December 2007

From: Malaria and helminth co-infections in outpatients of Alaba Kulito Health Center, southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Infection type Weight status
  Grade3 thinness %(N) Grade 2 thinness %(N) Grade 1 thinness %(N) Normal %(N) Overweight %(N) Obese %(N) Total (N)
Malaria 18.7(38) 5(10) 14.3(29) 42.4(86) 15.8(32) 3.9(8) 203
Malaria/Hw 13.5(14) 6.7(7) 16.7(17) 50(52) 10.6(11) 2.9(3) 104
Malaria/Al 16.7(8) 4.2(2) 8.3(4) 64.6(31) - 6.3(3) 48
Malaria/Tt 21.4(3) 21.4(3) - 35.7(5) 21.4(3) - 14
Malaria/mih 26(19) 2.7(2) 12.3(9) 56.2(41) - 2.7(2) 73