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Table 3 The association of intestinal parasitic infection and pre-disposing risk factors at Haike primary school children, Haike, North-East Ethiopia from April 2017 to May 2017

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

Risk factors Category Intestinal parasitic infection COR (95% CI) p value AOR (95% CI) p value
Positive [N (%)] Negative [N (%)]
Water container coverage Always 83 (30.5) 189 (69.5) 1 0.91 1  
No 2 (28.6) 5 (71.4) 1.10 (0.21–5.77)   2.11 (0.29–15.42) 0.50
Water source Lake 2 (16.7) 10 (83.3) 2.16 (0.46–10.1) 0.33 5.35 (2.97–12.32) 0.03*
River 5 (35.7) 9 (64.3) 0.78 (0.25–2.40) 0.66 1.24 (0.33–4.66) 0.79
Spring 5 (45.5) 6 (54.5) 0.52 (0.15–1.75) 0.29 0.62 (0.14–2.75) 0.53
Tape 73 (30.2) 169 (69.8) 1   1  
Hand washing habit Always 65 (28.4) 164 (71.6) 1   1  
Sometimes 13 (34.2) 25 (65.8) 0.76 (0.37–1.58) 0.46 1.01 (0.41–2.47) 0.98
Never 7 (58.3) 5 (41.7) 0.28 (0.09–0.92) 0.04 0.41 (0.11–1.54) 0.19
Fishing Yes 9 (40.9) 13 (59.1) 1.65 (0.68–4.02) 0.27 1.22 (0.45–3.32) 0.69
No 76 (29.6) 181 (70.4) 1   1  
Swimming habit Yes 59 (51.3) 56 (48.7) 5.59 (3. 21–9.75) 0.00 6.61 (3.31–13.12) 0.00*
No 26 (15.9) 138 (84.1) 1   1  
Shoe wearing habit Always 76 (29.6) 181 (70.4) 1   1  
Sometimes 1 (12.50 7 (87.5) 2.94 (0.36–24.3) 0.32 0.69 (0.17–2.78) 0.60
Never 8 (57.1) 6 (42.9) 0.32 (0.11–0.94) 0.04 1.77 (0.17–18.3) 0.63
Latrine presence Yes 78 (29.8) 184 (70.2) 1 0.33 1  
No 7 (41.2) 10 (58.8) 0.61 (0.22–1.65)   0.70 (0.20–2.40) 0.57
Latrine usage habit Always 78 (29.9) 183 (70.1) 1   1  
Sometimes 5 (35.7) 9 (64.3) 0.77 (0.25–2.36) 0.61 1.14 (0.10–11.94) 0.92
Never 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0) 0.43 (0.06–3.08) 0.39 0.82 (0.06–11.54) 0.89
  1. * Factors with statistically significance