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Table 4 Food and drink establishments’ related characteristics of mentally disabled and non-disabled primary school students in Bahir Dar City, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 418)

From: Intestinal parasitic infections and associated factors among mentally disabled and non-disabled primary school students, Bahir Dar, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, 2018: a comparative cross-sectional study

Characteristics Students with disability status
Disabled students (n = 104) Non-disabled students(n = 314) Total(n = 418)
Variables Category Freq (%) X 2 , p Freq (%) X 2 , p Freq (%) X 2 , p
Eating raw meat <= 1 time per week 28(26.9) X2 = 0.254, p = 0.881 61(19.4) X2 = 4.624, P = 0.202 89(21.3) X2 = 3.880, P = 0.275
2–3 times per week 12(11.5) 50(15.9) 62(14.8)
> 3 times per week 0(0) 15(4.8) 15(3.6)
Never 64(61.5) 188(59.9) 252(60.3)
Eating raw vegetables <= 1 time per week 34(32.7) X2 = 4.922, p = 0.178 49(15.6) X2 = 11.754, P = 0.008 83(19.9) X2 = 4.274, P = 0.233
2–3 times per week 9(8.7) 121(38.5) 130(31.1)
> 3 times per week 9(8.7) 59(18.8) 68(16.3)
Never 52(50.0) 85(27.1) 137(32.8)
Eating/consuming/street food <= 1 time per week 61(58.7) X2 = 4.690, p = 0.196 85(27.1) X2 = 5.255, P = 0.154 146(34.9) X2 = 4.113, P = 0.250
2–3 times per week 16(15.4) 94(29.9) 110(26.3)
> 3 times per week 8(7.7) 78(24.8) 86(20.6)
Never 19(18.3) 57(18.2) 76(18.2)
Cooking &sanitation water Tape water 94(90.4) X2 = 0.794, p = 0.373 249(79.3) X2 = 36.351, P < 0.000 343(82.1) X2 = 29.699, P < 0.000
Tape & well water 10(9.6) 65(20.7) 75(17.9)
  1. NB. Freq = Frequency, % = percent