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Table 5 Distribution of intestinal parasitic infections among mentally disabled and non-disabled primary school students in Bahir Dar, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia, 2018

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

Intestinal parasitic infections Mentally disabled (n = 104) Non-disabled (n = 314) Total (n = 418)
No. of infections (%) No. of infections (%) No. of infections (%)
Helminths A. lumbricoides 10(9.6) 23(7.3) 33(7.9)
Hookworm 7(6.7) 19(6.1) 26(6.2)
S. Stercoralis 4(3.8) 1(0.3) 5(1.2)
Taenia species 1(1.0) 5(1.6) 6(1.4)
T. trichiura 0 3(1.0) 3(0.7)
H. nana 4(3.8) 4(1.3) 8(1.9)
E. vermicularis 4(3.8) 0 4(1.0)
S. mansoni 1(1.0) 5(1.6) 6(1.4)
Protozoa E. histolytica 15(14.4) 35(11.1) 50(12.0)
G. lamblia 6(5.8) 14(4.5) 20(4.8)
Double infections A. lumbricoides + E. histolytica 1(1.0) 10(3.2) 11(2.6)
A. lumbricoides + Hookworm 2(1.9) 3(1.0) 5(1.2)
A. lumbricoides + S. stercoralis 1(1.0) 0 1(0.2)
Hookworm + E. histolytica 2(1.9) 5(1.6) 7(1.7)
T. trichiura + S. mansoni 1(1.0) 0 1(0.2)
Triple infections A. lumbricoides + Hookworm + E. histolytica 0 2(0.6) 2(0.5)
Overall infections 59(56.7) 129(41.1) 188(45)