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Table 2 Distribution of prevalence of louse- borne relapsing fever in high risk populations in Bahir Dar city, December, 2012

From: Prevalence and risk factors of louse- borne relapsing fever in high risk populations in Bahir Dar city Northwest, Ethiopia

  High risk populations   
Yekolotemaries Street children prisoners Total p value
*LBRF (n = 99) (n = 82) (n = 99) (n = 407) < 0.001
prevalence No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%)
Positive 6 (6.1) 4 (4.9) 0 10 (2.5)
Negative 93 (94) 78 (95) 226 (100) 397 (97.5)
Total 99 (24.3) 82 (20.1) 226 (55.5) 407 (100)
  1. Note: *LBRF – louse- borne relapsing fever, n = Total numbers of types of study participants.