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Table 2 Prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni in relation to 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 Schistosoma mansoni χ2 P-values
Negative Positive
Sex
 Male 899 354(39.4) 545(60.6) 52.3860 0.001
 Female 1025 573(55.9) 452(44.1)
Age groups (in years)
 15–25 584 211(36.1) 373(63.9) 77.0276 0.001
 26–35 553 253(45.7) 300(54.3)
 36–45 385 225(58.4) 260(41.6)
 46–55 402 242(60.2) 160(39.8)
Village of residence
 Sangabuye 482 264(54.8) 218(45.2) 42.4633 0.001
 Kayenze 708 290(40.9) 418(59.1)
 Igombe 456 259(56.8) 197(43.2)
 Igalagala 278 114(41.0) 164(58.9)
Occupation
 Small scale business 260 142(54.6) 118(45.4) 30.8409 0.001
 Farming 1396 712(51.0) 684(48.9)
 Fishing 268 196(35.8) 172(64.2)