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Table 3 Relationship of Cryptosporidium among children under 5 years in Kosti with demographics and family data

From: Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis among children with diarrhoea under five years admitted to Kosti teaching hospital, Kosti City, Sudan

Variable No. of stool samples for each categories No.(100%) positive samples based on categories Prevalence (17.3%) for each categories P- value
Age
  < 5 yrs 63 (42) 10 (38.5) 10 (6.7) 0.688
  = 5 yrs 87 (58) 16 (61.5) 16 (10.6)  
Gender
 Male 85 (56.7) 18 (69.2) 18 (12) 0.155
 Female 65 (43.3) 8 (30.8) 8 (5)  
Availability of Latrine
 Yes 137 (91.3) 23 (88.5) 23 (15.3) 0.567
 No 13 (8.7) 3 (11.5) 3 (2)  
Source of drinking water
 Pipe 116 (77.3) 18 (69.3) 18 (12) 0.367
 Canal 1 (0.7) 00 00  
 Donkey cart 15 (10) 5 (19.2) 5 (3.3)  
 Others 18 (12) 3 (11.5) 3 (2)  
Diarrhoea
 Yes 70 (46.7) 19 (73) 19 (12.7) 0.003
 No 80 (53.3) 7 (27) 7 (4.6)