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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of preschool age children

From: Schistosoma mansoni infection among preschool age children attending Erer Health Center, Ethiopia and the response rate to praziquantel

Category S. mansoni infection OR (95% CI) P-value
No. positive (%) Totala (%) Crude Adjusted
Age (years)
 2 6 (9.7) 62 (26.3) 1 1  
 3 18 (29.0) 62 (26.3) 3.82 (1.39, 10.43) 5.05 (1.72, 14.80) 0.003
 4 22 (30.6) 72 (30.5) 4.11 (1.54, 10.94) 4.65 (1.67, 12.49) 0.003
 5 13 (32.5) 40 (16.9) 4.49 (1.54, 13.11) 5.70 (1.86, 17.55) 0.002
 Total 59 (25) 236    
Sex
 Boy 32 (27.8) 115 (48.7) 1.34 (0.74, 2.42) 1.60 (0.84, 3.03) 0.149
 Girl 27 (22.3) 121 (51.3) 1 1  
Residence
 Urban 7 (17.9) 39 (16.5) 1 1  
 Rural 52 (26.4) 197 (83.5) 1.64 (0.68, 3.94) 2.26 (0.78, 6.63) 0.133
  1. aTotal number of participants examined (%)
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