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Table 4 Association between prevalence of louse- borne relapsing fever and socio-demographic characteristics 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

  Prevalence of louse- borne relapsing fever  
Characteristic Positive Negative Total p value
No (%) No (%) No (%)
Sex     
Male 7 (1.7) 376 (92.4) 383 (94.1) *NA
Female 3 (0.7) 21 (5.2) 24 (5.9)
Total 10 (2.5) 397 (97.5) 407 (100.0)
Age in years    
11–20 5 (1.2) 134 (32.9) 139 (34.2) < 0.490
21–30 2 (0.5) 111 (27.3) 113 (27.8)
31–40 1 (0.3) 62 (15.2) 64 (15.7)
41–50 1 (0.3) 37 (9) 38 (0.4)
≥ 51 1 (0.3) 53 (13) 54 (13.2)
Total 10 (2.5) 397 (97.5) 407 (100.0)
Educational status    
No formal 8 (2) 235 (57.7) 243 (59.7) < 0.188
1–8 grades 2 (0.5) 101 (24.8) 103 (25.3)
9–12 grades 0 43 (10.6) 43 (11.8)
*Diploma & above 0 18 (4.4) 18 (4.4)
Total 10 (2.5) 397 (97.5) 407 (100.0)
  1. *NA: Not applicable; Diploma & above = Those who were diploma graduates and above.