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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics in 35 individuals infected with Strongyloides stercoralis, University Hospital, Honduras

From: Unsuspected Strongyloides stercoralis infection in hospital patients with comorbidity in need of proper management

Characteristics Number (%)
Total 35
Sex  
 Men 18 (51.4)
 Women 17 (48.5)
Age range (years)  
 0-10 4 (11.4)
 11-20 8 (22.8)
 21-35 11 (31.4)
 36-49 5 (14.2)
 ≥50 8 (22.8)
Residence  
 Rural 22 (62.8)
 Urbano-marginal 10 (28.5)
 Not registered 3 (8.6)
Schooling  
 No school 8 (22.8)
 Incomplete primary 10 (28.5)
 Secundary 1 (2.8)
 University 2 (5.7)
 Not registered 14 (40.0)
Hygiene  
 No letrine 4 (11.4)
 Letrine 12 (34.2)
 Washable toilet 2 (5.7)
 No information 17 (48.6)
Average shared living 6 persons
 Range 1-14 children & adults