Skip to main content

Table 2 Association of S. mansoni infection with river water contact habit and demographic factors of the study participants, 2013

From: Epidemiological study on Schistosoma mansoni infection in Sanja area, Amhara region, Ethiopia

Risk factors S. mansoni OR 95.0% C.I. for OR P-value
Positive Negative Lower Upper
Swimming Yes 261 65 3.26 1.819 5.853 0.00
No 32 26     
River contact while crossing Yes 250 74 1.34 0.72 2.479 0.359
No 43 17     
Washing clothes in the river Yes 259 62 3.56 2.02 6.286 0.00
No 34 29     
Bathing in the river Yes 244 62 2.38 1.39 4.08 0.002
No 48 29     
Fetching water from river Yes 179 50 '1.29 0.801 2.071 0.297
No 114 41     
Sex M 143 44 1.02 0.64 1.63 0.94
F 150 47     
Age 5-9 89 27 1.14 0.73 1.78 0.58
10-14 193 58     
15-19 11 6