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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristic of school children and their family at Dona Berber first cycle primary school, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 2015/2016

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and associated risk factors among students at Dona Berber primary school, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percentage
Sex student Female 182 50.7
Male 177 49.3
Age of students 7–8 102 28.4
9–10 113 31.5
11–12 87 24.2
13–14 57 15.9
Grade students 1 102 28.4
2 93 25.9
3 85 23.7
4 79 22
Family size >6 97 27
6 123 34.3
5 96 26.7
<5 43 12
Family monthly income (ETBa) < 500 123 34.3
500–2000 215 59.9
>2000 21 5.8
Father education Illiterate 97 27
Primary school 169 47.1
Secondary school 43 12
Diploma and above 50 13.9
Mother education Illiterate 177 49.3
Primary school 138 38.4
Secondary school 25 7
Diploma and above 19 5.3
Water source Well water 63 17.5
River 25 7
Pipe water 271 75.5
Hand washing habit Sometimes 146 40.7
Always 213 59.3
Shoe wearing habit Not at all 20 5.6
Sometimes 134 37.3
Always 205 57.1
Religion Muslim 9 2.5
Orthodox 337 93.9
Protestant 13 3.6
Finger cleanness Not clean 125 34.8
Clean 234 65.2
Toilet availability Not available 67 18.7
Available 292 81.3
  1. aEthiopian birr