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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Co-infection of Schistosoma mansoni/hepatitis C virus and their associated factors among adult individuals living in fishing villages, north-western Tanzania

Characteristics N Sex χ2 P-value
Female
n(%)
Male
n(%)
Age groups (in years)
 15–25 584 330(57.2) 250(43.1) 6.9748 0.01
 26–35 553 272(49.2) 281(50.8)
 36–45 385 209(54.3) 176(45.7)
 46–55 402 212(52.7) 190(47.3)
Village of residence
 Sangabuye 482 259(53.7) 223(46.3) 10.3077 0.02
 Kayenze 708 378(53.4) 330(46.6)
 Igombe 456 262(57.5) 194(42.5)
 Igalagala 278 126(45.3) 152(54.7)
Education level
 Literate 1284 614(47.8) 670(52.2) 52.4112 0.001
 Illiterate 638 418(65.5) 220(34.5)
Occupation
 Small scale business 260 187(71.9) 73(28.1) 291.1728 0.001
 Farming 1396 827(59.2) 569(40.8)
 Fishing 268 22(8.0) 247(92.1)