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Table 4 Associated factors for intestinal parasites co-infection among healthy household contacts (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 Controls
Stool examination result COR(95% CI) p-value
Parasites detected, N*(%) Parasites not detected, N*(%)
Gender     0.979
 Male 3(37.5) 30(37.0) 1.02(0.22–4.57)  
 Female 5(62.5) 51(63.0) 1.00  
Educational status     0.387
 1o completed or less 4(50.0) 48(59.2) 0.38(0.07–1.94)  
 Completed high school 1(12.5) 19(23.5) 0.24(0.02–2.61)  
 College & above 3(37.5) 14(17.3) 1.00  
Occupation     0.315
 Employed 4(50.0) 26(32.1) 1.00  
 Unemployed 4(50.0) 55(67.9) 0.47(0.11–2.04)  
Dirty material in the finger     0.392
 Yes 2(25.0) 11(15.6) 2.12(0.37–11.86)  
 No 6(75.0) 70(86.4) 1.00  
Eating unwashed vegetables     0.254
 Yes 3(37.5) 16(19.8) 2.43(0.52–11.28)  
 No 5(62.5) 65(80.2) 1.00  
Eating raw meat     0.247
 Yes 5(62.5) 33(40.7) 2.42(0.54–10.84)  
 No 3(37.5) 48(59.3) 1.00  
Raised poultry/livestock     0.415
 Yes 1(12.5) 21(25.9) 0.40(0.04–3.51)  
 No 7(87.5) 60(74.1) 1.00  
  1. COR Crudes Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, N*(%) = Number