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Table 1 Study participant characteristics

From: A cross-sectional survey of soil-transmitted helminthiases in two Myanmar villages receiving mass drug administration: epidemiology of infection with a focus on adults

Characteristic Udo village Kyee Kan Theik village
n % n %
Individuals 305 100 407 100
Sex Male 131 42.95 196 48.16
Female 174 57.05 211 51.84
Age group (years) 2–4 20 6.56 33 8.11
5–14 60 19.67 98 24.08
15–24 36 11.80 41 10.07
25–39 67 21.97 107 26.29
40+ 122 40.00 128 31.45
Households 114 100 137 100
Household monthly incomea < 50,000 MMK 7 6.14 36 26.28
50,000–100,000 MMK 55 48.25 64 46.72
100,000–500,000 MMK 48 42.11 31 22.63
> 500,000 MMK 2 1.75 3 2.19
Do not know/refused to answer 2 1.75 3 2.19
Overall household sizeb 1–4 53 46.49 79 57.66
5–8 58 50.88 52 37.96
9+ 3 2.63 6 4.38
Main source of water Bottled water 5 4.39 0 0
Piped water (into home/compound) 3 2.63 8 5.84
Well (protected/unprotected) 3 2.63 0 0
Rain water (covered/uncovered) 1 0.88 0 0
Surface water 0 0.00 99 72.26
Tubewell/borehole 100 87.72 27 19.71
Public tap 1 0.88 1 0.73
Other 1 0.88 0 0
Do not know/refused 0 0 2 1.46
Type of toilet Bucket 2 1.75 11 8.03
  Composting toilet 13 11.40 10 7.30
  Flush toilet 56 49.12 59 43.06
  Open pit 1 0.88 2 1.46
  Pit latrine with slab 30 26.32 46 33.58
  VIP 12 10.53 9 6.57
  1. aCumulative income from all members of the household
  2. bIncluding non-participants
  3. Abbreviations: MMK, Myanmar kyats (1 USD to 1111 MMK, June 2015); VIP, ventilated improved pit latrine