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Table 3 Association between different risk factors and malaria/STH co-infection among pregnant women in Gilgel Gibe hydropower dam area, Southwest Ethiopia, Chi square analysis, August to September 2011

From: Prevalence Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis and malaria co-infection among pregnant women and risk factors in Gilgel Gibe dam Area, Southwest Ethiopia

Variables Total Malaria and STH co-infection P – value
Residence    
Urban 193 11 0.101
Rural 195 19  
House type    
Thatched 148 16 0.058
Corrugated iron sheet 240 14  
Presence of stagnant water    
Yes 62 10 0.011
No 326 20  
Age group    
16-20 128 8 0.826
21-25 115 10  
26-30 110 10  
31-35 27 2  
36-40 8 0  
Utilization of human feces as fertilizer    
Yes 32 7 0.007
No 356 23  
Habit of eating soil    
Yes 22 5 0.020
No 366 25  
Trimester    
First trimester 88 7 0.675
Second trimester 157 10  
Third trimester 143 13  
Parity    
Primigravide 125 8 0.324
Multigravide 263 22