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Table 3 Factors associated with prevalence of intestinal parasite among food handlers in food and drinking establishments in Chagni Town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

From: The prevalence of intestinal parasite infection and associated factors among food handlers in eating and drinking establishments in Chagni Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Parasitic infection COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes
Frequency (%)
No
Frequency (%)
Uniform/gown use
 Yes 33 (12.94) 222 (87.06) 1 1
 No 26 (17.93) 119 (82.07) 1.47 (0.84, 2.57) 0.80 (0.37, 1.73)
Presence of hand washing facility
 Yes 40 (13.16) 264 (86.84) 1 1
 No 19 (19.79) 77 (80.21) 1.63 (0.89, 2.97) 1.95 (0.82, 4.65)
Hand washing before meal
 Yes 46 (13.07) 306 (86.93) 1 1
 No 13 (27.08) 35 (72.92) 2.47 (1.22, 5.02) 4.77 (2.09, 10.87)*
Hand washing after touching any body parts
 Yes 3 (6.25) 45 (93.75) 1 1
 No 56 (15.91) 296 (84.09) 2.84 (0.85, 9.45) 3.22 (0.91, 11.37)
Hand washing after touching and handling any dirty material
 Yes 21 (11.41) 163 (88.59) 1 1
 No 38 (17.59) 178 (82.41) 1.66 (0.93, 2.94) 1.69 (0.89, 3.21)
Hand washing after visiting a toilet
 Yes 47 (13.06) 313 (86.94) 1 1
 No 12 (30.00) 28 (70.00) 2.85 (1.36, 5.99) 3.39 (1.52, 7.57)*
Having trimmed fingernails
 Yes 34 (12.10) 247 (87.90) 1 1
 No 25 (21.01) 94 (78.99) 1.93 (1.09, 3.41) 2.39 (1.29, 4.42)*
Frequency medical Checkup for IP
 Every 3 months 4 (5.48) 69 (73.00) 1 1
 Every 6 months 12 (13.64) 76 (86.36) 2.72 (0.84, 8.84) 2.89 (0.86, 9.69)
 9 months and above 43 (18.00) 196 (82.01) 3.78 (1.31, 10.93) 3.54 (1.11, 11.31)*
  1. * P value < 0.05