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Table 2 Factors associated with soil transmitted helminthes among pregnant women in Maytsebri primary hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of soil transmitted helminthes among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Maytsebri primary hospital, North Ethiopia

Variables Category STHs COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Washing hands after and procedures Regular 22 31 1 1
Sometimes 38 57 1.065 (0.54–2.1) 23 (3.7–146.6)
Hand washing using water and soap after any procedure & contact Always 12 14 1 1
Sometimes 6 46 6.6 (2.09–20.7) 5 (1.04–26.4)*
Practice of wearing shoes Yes 129 204 0.095 (0.05–0.2) 0.05 (0.014–0.186)*
No 100 15 1 1
Frequency habit of wearing shoes Frequently 88 132 1 1
Infrequently 41 72 1.17 (0.73–1.87) 0.704 (0.36–1.38)
Habit and practice of swimming Yes 37 46 0.72 (0.449–1.17) 0.05 (0.015–0.18)
No 192 173 1 1
Practice and habit of eating soil Yes 29 17 1.72 (0.918–3.2) 2.57 (1.09–6.0)*
No 200 202 1 1
  1. * Statistically significant at α < 0.05