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Table 2 Frequency of risk factors associated with Genito-urinary schistosomiasis from Safana and Dutsin-Ma LGAs

From: Prevalence and intensity of genito-urinary schistosomiasis and associated risk factors among junior high school students in two local government areas around Zobe Dam in Katsina State, Nigeria

Variables Frequency Percentage Cumulative percentage
Swimming experience
 Yes 237 33 33
 No 481 67 100
 Total 718  
Playing in shallow water
 Yes 330 46 46
 No 388 54 100
 Total 718  
Itching experience
 Yes 140 19.5 19.5
 No 578 80.5 100
 Total 718  
Sources of water for drinking, cooking, washing & bathing
 Bore hole 463 30.89 30.89
 Dam 174 11.61 42.5
 Pond 120 8.01 50.51
 River 53 3.54 54.05
 Stream 198 13.21 67.26
 Well 243 16.21 83.47
 Tap 246 16.4 99.87
 Sachet 2 0.13 100
Total 1499 100