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Table 5 Associated factors for intestinal parasites co-infection 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 Controls
Number (%) Fisher’s exact test p-value Number (%) Fisher’s exact test p-value
Residence   7.26 0.046   0.00 1.000
 Urban 18(90.0)    8(100.0)   
 Rural 2(10.0)    0(100.0)   
Latrine availability   0.69 0.44  
 Yes 20(100.0)    8(100.0)   
 No 0(0.0)    0(0.0)   
Swimming habit   0.69 0.404   0.22 0.636
 Yes 0(0.0)    1(12.5)   
 No 20(100.0)    7(87.5)   
Bathing   0.21 0.640   6.33 0.173
 Home 20(100.0)    7(87.5)   
 River 0(0.0)    0(0.0)   
 Home and River 0(0.0)    1(12.5)   
Hand wash style after toilet   1.13 0.286   14.08 0.495
 With water 10(50.0)    2(25.0)   
 With water &soap 10(50.0)    6(75.0)   
Water source for drink   0.00 1.000   0.00 1.000
 Tap 20(100.0)    8(100.0)   
 River 0(0.0)    0(0.0)   
 Tap and River 0(0.0)    0(0.0)   
Washing cloth   0.91 0.740   0.00 1.000
 Home 20(100.0)    8(100.0)   
 River 0(0.0)    0(0.0)   
 Home &River 0(0.0)    0(0.0)   
  1. “-” = Not Done