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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%
Age
  < 5347.90
 5–921048.7
 10–1418743.4
Sex
 Male21950.5
 Female21549.5
Have older siblings
 Yes26561.2
 No16838.8
Vaccination status
 Vaccinated42698.2
 Unvaccinated81.80
Regularly breastfeeding
 Yes13835.7
 No24964.3
Currently taking antibiotics
 Yes14633.6
 No28866.4
Deworming medication in last 6 monthsa
 Yes31372.1
 No12127.9
Hemoglobin count g/dL
  < 11.5173.90
  ≥ 11.541796.1
Household Factors:
Maternal education
 Formal25358.3
 Non-formal18141.7
Maternal occupation
 Housewife19745.4
 Employed23754.6
Socioeconomic statusb
 Good24556.5
 Poor18943.5
Lack of paracetamolc
 Yes286.50
 No40693.5
Residence location
 Rural163.70
 Urban41896.3
Number of people in house
 2–528265.0
  > 515235.0
Smokers in house
 Yes184.20
 No41495.8
Housing materialsd
 Good36985.0
 Poor6515.0
Housing conditionse
 Good38488.5
 Poor5011.5
Cooking location
 Inside house33276.7
 Outside house10123.3
Cooking with natural materialsf
 Yes32073.7
 No11426.3
Gas or electric cooking
 Yes9121.0
 No34379.0
Any electricity use in household
 Yes41294.9
 No225.10
Cat or dog ownership
 Yes18542.6
 No24957.4
Farm animal ownershipg
 Yes15034.6
 No28465.4
Any animal ownership
 Yes27563.4
 No15936.6
Main water source
 Piped41996.5
 Well/natural water source153.50
Type of toilet
 Flush or ventilated pit225.10
 Traditional pit or none40994.9
Waste disposal
 Pit/field/other9421.7
 Burning/garbage bin34078.3
Sanitationh
 Good26059.9
 Poor17440.1
  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