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Table 2 Prevalence of G. duodenalis and Cryptosporidium species among children with respect to contact with cattle

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

Contact with cattle Number of subjects examined Parasites identified
G. duodenalis Cryptosporidiumspecies
No (%) χ 2 P-value No (%) χ 2 P-value
Contact 176 33 (18.7)    15 (8.5)   
No contact 208 20 (9.6) 9.43 0.00 * 13 (6.2) 0.73 0.39
Total 384 53 (13.8)    28 (7.3)   
  1. Key: χ2 and P- values compare the prevalence with respect to contact with cattle.
  2. * Represent statistically significant difference (P < 0.05).