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Table 2 Frequency of risk factors associated with urinary schistosomiasis, Abobo, southwestern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis and associated risk factors among Abobo Primary School children in Gambella Regional State, southwestern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Swimming habit   
 Yes 274 90.1
 No 30 9.9
Swimming regularity   
 Some times 214 78.1
 Regularly 60 21.9
Living with parent   
 Yes 284 94
 No 18 6
Distance from river   
 <30min 213 70.1
 >=30min 91 29.9
Water source for washing and bathing   
 Alwero Dam 91 29.9
 Other 213 70.1
Heard about urinary schistosomiasis   
 Yes 168 56.6
 No 136 43.4
Total 304 100
Knowledge about urinary schistosomiasis among the total 168 participants who had heard about urinary schistosomiasis
Information source   
 School 76 45.2
 Home 46 27.4
 Other 46 27.4
Symptom of urinary schistosomiasis   
 Abdominal pain 16 9.5
 Dysuria 5 3.0
 Bloody urine 121 72.0
 Weakness 4 2.4
 Do not know 22 13.1
Parasite penetrate skin   
 Yes 48 28.6
 No 120 71.4
Know the vector   
 Yes 30 17.9
 No 138 82.1
Have prevention   
 Yes 142 69.0
 No 10 14.9
 Do not know 16 16.1
Have treatment   
 Yes 142 84.5
 No 10 6.0
 Do not know 16 9.5
Total 168 100