Skip to main content

Table 2 Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma infection in HIV non-infected apparently healthy blood donors according to socio demographic and other risk factors

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors for Toxoplasmosis in HIV infected and non-infected individuals in Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (%) IgG +ve(%) P value* IgM +ve(%) P value
Age in years    0.06   0.52
18-20 29 (28.7) 15(51.7)   1(3.5)  
21-30 53(52.5) 41(77.4)   1(1. 9)  
31-40 9(8.9) 8(88.9)   0 (0.0)  
41-55 10(9.9) 7(70.0)   1 (10.0)  
Sex    0.001   0.54
M 50(49.5) 44(88.0)   2 (4.0)  
F 51(50.5) 27(52.9)   1 (2.0)  
Place of residence    0.88   0.25
Urban 67(66.3) 46 (68.7)   1 (1.5)  
Rural 34(33.7) 25 (73.5)   2 (5.9)  
Education    0.86   0.23
Literate 66(65.4) 46(69.7)   1 (1.5)  
Illiterate 35(34.7) 25(71.4)   2(5.7)  
History of blood transfusion     
Yes 0 0   0(0.0)  
No 101(100) 71(70.3)   3(3.0)  
Contact with cat    0.81   0.95
Yes 69(68.3) 48(69.6)   2 (2.9)  
No 32(31.7) 23(71.9)   1 (3.1)  
Eating undercooked or raw meat    0.001   0.17
Yes 63 (62.4) 53 (84.1)   3 (4.8)  
No 38 (37.6) 18 (47.4)   0 (0.0)  
Eating unwashed raw vegetables or fruits    0.17   0.82
Yes 61(60.4) 46(75.4)   2(3.3)  
No 40(39.6) 25(62.5)   1(2.5)  
Total 101(100%) 71(70.29%)   3/101(2.97)  
  1. *P values were calculated using Chi square test.