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Table 1 Distribution of sociodemographic factors in schoolchildren in Ziway, central Ethiopia

From: Individual and household correlates of Helicobacter pylori infection among Young Ethiopian children in Ziway, Central Ethiopia

Personal Factors:N%
  < 5347.90
Have older siblings
Vaccination status
Regularly breastfeeding
Currently taking antibiotics
Deworming medication in last 6 monthsa
Hemoglobin count g/dL
  < 11.5173.90
  ≥ 11.541796.1
Household Factors:
Maternal education
Maternal occupation
Socioeconomic statusb
Lack of paracetamolc
Residence location
Number of people in house
  > 515235.0
Smokers in house
Housing materialsd
Housing conditionse
Cooking location
 Inside house33276.7
 Outside house10123.3
Cooking with natural materialsf
Gas or electric cooking
Any electricity use in household
Cat or dog ownership
Farm animal ownershipg
Any animal ownership
Main water source
 Well/natural water source153.50
Type of toilet
 Flush or ventilated pit225.10
 Traditional pit or none40994.9
Waste disposal
 Burning/garbage bin34078.3
  1. aDeworming status was defined, received single dose (500 mg of mebendazole) as part of the mass school-based deworming programs in the past 6 months as evidenced form school records
  2. bgood socioeconomic status defined as formal maternal education and any household electricity use
  3. clack of paracetamol defined as lack of affordability or availability
  4. dpoor housing materials defined as mud and wood walls and uncovered mud floor
  5. epoor housing conditions defined as no child bed and cooking inside main living area in house
  6. fnatural materials defined as dung, leaves, and wood
  7. gfarm animals defined as hen, cow/ox, sheep, horse, goat, pig, and mule/donkey
  8. hpoor sanitation defined as tradition pit or no toilet and using dung for cooking