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Table 2 Overall parasite infection according to sex of the studied populations

From: Gastrointestinal and urinary tract pathogenic infections among HIV seropositive patients at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana

Patient groups Males Females Total Males Females Total
No. Parasite + (%) No. Parasite + (%) No. Parasite + (%) No. Parasite + (%) No. Parasite + (%) No. Parasite + (%)
HIV + patients 241 82 34 259 93 35.9 500 175 35 241 2 0.8 259 3 1.1 500 5 1
HIV - patients 140 5 3.6 160 8 5 300 13 4.3 140 1 0.7 160 1 0.6 300 2 0.7
Total 381 87 22.8 419 101 24.1 800 188 23.5 381 3 0.8 419 4 0.9 800 7 0.9
  1. Gastrointestinal parasitic infection.
  2. Urinary parasitic infection.