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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of primary school children at Haike primary school, Haike, North-East Ethiopia from April 2017 to May 2017 (n = 279)

From: Schistosoma mansoni and other helminthes infections at Haike primary school children, North-East, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Category Number (%)
Age (years) 6–10 113 (40.5)
11–15 164 (58.8)
≥ 16 2 (0.7)
Sex Male 169 (60.6)
Female 110 (39.4)
Residence Urban 205 (73.5)
Rural 74 (26.5)
Family education Literate 217 (77.8)
Illiterate 62 (22.2)
Grade level 5–8 grade 122 (43.7)
1–4 grade 157 (56.3)