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Table 1 Prevalence of G. duodenalis and Cryptosporidium species among children and cattle in the study sites

From: Prevalence of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium species infections among children and cattle in North Shewa Zone, Ethiopia

Study subjects Study sites Number of subjects examined Parasites identified
G. duodenalis Cryptosporidiumspecies
No (%) χ 2 P-value No (%) χ 2 P-value
Children Girar Jarso 187 33 (17.6)    15 (8.0)   
  Dera 197 20 (10.1) 4.53 0.03 * 13 (6.6) 0.28 0.59
Total 384 53 (13.8)    28 (7.3)   
Cattle Girar Jarso 191 6 (3.1)    23 (12.0)   
  Dera 193 3 (1.5) 1.05 0.30 7 (3.6) 9.43 0.00 *
Total 384 9 (2.3)    30 (7.8)   
  1. Key: χ2 and P- values compare the prevalence between Girar Jarso and Dera in children and cattle.
  2. * Represent statistically significant difference (P < 0.05).