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Table 2 Prevalence of human intestinal parasite infection according to demographic and socioeconomic factors

From: Prevalence of intestinal helminth infections in Jiangsu Province, eastern China; a cross-sectional survey conducted in 2015

Items No. of positive cases/participants Positive rate (%) χ2, P value
Sex:
 Male 43/14,007 0.31 3.811, 0.051
 Female 72/16,146 0.45
Age:
 1–10 9/2890 0.31 10.871, 0.092
 11–20 2/1372 0.15
 21–30 6/2496 0.24
 31–40 7/2723 0.26
 41–50 17/5385 0.32
 51–60 25/6016 0.42
 61 or above 49/9271 0.53
Education:
 No education 31/5430 0.57 13.749, 0.007
 Primary school education 43/9884 0.44
 Junior school education 28/9900 0.28
 High school education 13/3786 0.34
 College or above 0/1153 0.00a
Occupation:
 Preschooler 5/1506 0.33 12.542, 0.084
 Student 5/2598 0.19
 Worker 8/4313 0.19
 Farmer 81/16,847 0.48
 Public servant 5/1808 0.28
 Retiree 7/1864 0.38
 Unemployed 4/1024 0.39
 Other 0/193 0.00
  1. a Statistically significant differences (P < 0.005), compared to positive rate with no education;