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Table 3 Type of intestinal parasites identified among Yadot primary school children, Delo-Mena district, South Eastern Ethiopia, 2013

From: Prevalence and its associated risk factors of intestinal parasitic infections among Yadot primary school children of South Eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Type of intestinal Parasite Total positive n (%) Male Female P value
S. mansoni 43 (12.6) 30 (17.4) 13 (7.7) 0.007
E. histolytica/dispar 17 (5.0) 13 (7.6) 4 (2.4) 0.029
A. lumbricoides 16 (4.7) 8 (4.7) 8 (4.8) 0.962
H. nana 15 (4.4) 12 (7.0) 3 (1.8) 0.020
G. lamblia 8 (2.4) 7 (4.1) 1 (0.6) 0.035
T. trichiura 7 (2.1) 3 (1.7) 4 (2.4) 0.679
S. stercolaris 5 (1.5) 2 (1.2) 3 (1.8) 0.633
E. vermicularis 2 (0.6) 2 (1.2) 0 0.161
Hookworm 2 (0.6) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.6) 0.987
Taenia spp 1 (0.3) 0 1 (0.6) 0.311