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Table 3 Univariable relationships with egg-positive infectiona

From: Protocol and baseline data for a multi-year cohort study of the effects of different mass drug treatment approaches on functional morbidities from schistosomiasis in four African countries

  S. mansoni countries S. haematobium countries
S. mansoni egg-positive S. mansoni egg-negative   S. haematobium egg-positive S. haematobium egg-negative  
N = 843 N = 507 N = 281 N = 771
  n % n % P value n % n % P value
Female 436 52% 275 54% 0.37 138 49% 377 49% 0.95
Stunting 56 7% 32 7% 0.90 67 21% 163 25% 0.22
Wasting 164 20% 95 20% 0.88 26 10% 96 13% 0.21
Anemia 366 44% 182 38% 0.02 172 64% 331 44% < 0.01
  mean SD mean SD P value mean SD mean SD P value
Age 7.5 0.5 7.5 0.5 0.20 7.5 0.5 7.5 0.5 0.25
VO2 49 3.2 49 3.1 0.62 50.1 3.7 50.2 3.3 0.81
Hemoglobin 11.8 2.3 12.1 2.1 0.01 11.0 1.6 11.5 1.6 < 0.01
PedsQL
Total 84.3 12.9 85 12.5 0.33 80.7 21.9 89.3 18.0 < 0.01
Physical 89 16.1 89.1 18 0.99 81.8 27.4 90.1 21.8 < 0.01
Emotional 73.7 15.9 76 15.5 0.01 89.4 17.4 94.4 13.0 < 0.01
Social 91.9 16.4 91.3 16.8 0.54 75.6 32.0 87.8 23.6 < 0.01
School 79.8 17 81.7 18.3 0.08 78.2 15.1 87.4 15.4 < 0.01
  1. aNumbers in each category may be less than the total number of children in each cohort because of missing data. Bold font indicates statistically significant differences at the P < 0.05 level