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Table 5 Other factors associated with 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

  Prevalence of louse- borne relapsing fever  
  Positive Negative Total p value
Characteristic No (%) No (%) No (%)
Frequency of washing     
Once in two weeks 7 (1.7) 107 (26.3) 114 (28) < 0.026
Once a week 2 (0.5) 108 (26.5) 110 (27)
Twice or more a week 1 (0.3) 182 (44.7) 183 (45)
Total 10 (2.5) 397 (97.5) 407 (100.0)
Type of house    
Mud houses 9 (2.2) 336 (82.6) 345 (84.8) <0.394
Wood houses 1 (0.3) 17 (4.2) 18 (4.4)
Bricks 0 44 (10.8) 44 (10.8)
Total 10 (2.5) 397 (97.5) 407 (100.0)