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Table 2 Intestinal helminth infection among malaria suspected febrile patients Dore Bafeno Health Center, southern Ethiopia, December 2010

From: Malaria and related outcomes in patients with intestinal helminths: a cross-sectional study

Variable Number examined A.lumbricoidesn (%) Hookworm n (%) T. trichiuran (%) S. mansonin (%) Others* n (%) Any intestinal helminth infection** n (%)
Age        
  <5 88 24 (27.3) 2 (2.3) 12 (13.6) 3 (3.4) 6 (6.8) 35 (39.3)
  5–15 182 86 (47.3) 10 (5.5) 36 (19.8) 24 (13.2) 9 (5.0) 115 (63.2)
  >15 432 142 (32.9) 57 (13.2) 63 (14.6) 55 (12.7) 15 (3.5) 228 (52.8)
χ2 (p)   14.76 (0.001) 15.05 (0.001) 2.96 (0.228) 6.70 (0.035) 5.96 (0.202) 14.13 (0.001)
Sex        
  Female 341 135 (39.6) 28 (8.2) 65 (19.1) 33 (9.7) 19 (5.6) 190 (55.72)
  Male 361 117 (32.4) 41(11.4) 46 (12.7) 49 (13.6) 11 (3.0) 188 (51.93)
χ2 (p)   3.93 (0.047) 1.96 (0.162) 5.26 (0.022) 2.58 (0.108) 3.06 (0.217) 1.02 (0.314)
  1. Others* = infection with either of H. nana, T. Saginata, E. vermucularis.
  2. Any intestinal helminth infection**= infection with at least one intestinal helminth species.