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Table 3 Possible risk factors and associated medical history of parasites positive children

From: Intestinal parasitosis in school children of Lalitpur district of Nepal

Variables Total cases, N = 1392 Positive cases, N = 232 (%) X2-Value P-Value
Gender    1.32 0.21
Male 732 130 (17.8)   
Female 660 102 (15.5)   
Occupation    28.63 0.000238
Agriculture 584 142 (24.3)   
Business 375 48 (12.8)   
Services 225 20 (8.9)   
Abroad 113 12 (10.6)   
Others 95 10 (10.5)   
Hand washing practice    213.01 0.000013
Found 1137 111 (9.8%)   
Not found 255 121 (47.5%)   
Type of drinking water    96.69 0.000029
Boiled tap water 871 79 (9.0%)   
Direct tap water 521 153 (29.4%)   
Gastrointestinal symptoms    44.60 0.000062
Not found 515 41 (8%)   
Found 877 191 (21.8%)