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Table 2 Infection rate of intestinal parasites among tuberculosis patients (n = 91) and controls (n = 89) in selected health centers of Kolfe Keraniyo Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 2017 to Jan 2018

From: Intestinal parasites co-infection and associated factors among active pulmonary tuberculosis patients in selected health centers, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: unmatched case control study

Variables Cases
Number (%)
Controls
Number (%)
COR(95% CI)
Parasites
 No 71 (78.0) 81(91.0) 1.00
 Yes 20 (22.0) 8(9.0) 2.85(1.18–6.87)
 Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)  
Protozoa    1.00
 No 79(86.8) 83(93.3) 2.10(0.75–5.87)
 Yes 12(13.2) 6(6.7)  
 Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)  
Helminthes
 No 81(89.0) 87(97.75) 1.00
 Yes 10(11.0) 2(2.25) 5.37 (1.14–25.25)
 Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)  
≥2 parasites   
 No 87(95.6) 89(100.0)  
 Yes 4(4.4) 0(0.0)  
 Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)  
Each parasite
E.histolytca/dispar 4(16.7) 5(62.5)  
G.lamblia 8(33.3) 1(12.5) 8.48 (1.04–69.29)
C. parvum 2(8.3) 0(0.0)  
A.lumbricoids 4(16.7) 0(0.0)
S.sterocolaris 0(0.0) 1(12.5)  
Taenia spp 0(0.0) 1(12.5)  
H.nana 4(16.7) 0(0.0)
T.trichuria 2(8.3) 0(0.0)  
 Total 24(100.0) 8(100.0)  
  1. COR Crude Odds ratio, CI Confidence Interval,“ -” = Not Done