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Table 4 Helminthiasis in participants and its association with leprosy type and type 2 reaction (n = 81)

From: Soil-transmitted helminth infections and leprosy: a cross-sectional study of the association between two major neglected tropical diseases in Indonesia

  Helminth-negative n (%) Helminth-positive n (%) Total n (%) p value
Paucibacillary 20 (100) 0 (0) 20 (24.7) 0.034
Multibacillary 50 (82) 11 (18) 61 (75.3)
 Total 70 (86.4) 11 (13.6) 81 (100)
No T2R 47 (94) 3 (6) 50 (61.7) 0.018
T2R 23 (74.2) 8 (25.8) 31 (38.3)
 Total 70 (86.4) 11 (13.6) 81 (100)