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Table 6 The effect of job family on the prevalence % (CL95) of infection based on RT-PCR

From: Coproscopy and molecular screening for detection of intestinal protozoa

  n Giardia duodenalis Dientamoeba fragilis Blastocystis hominis
Blue collar workers 273 20.1 (16.39–24.52) 27.1 (22.85–31.83) 64.8 (59.89–69.52)
Pink & white collar workers 66 12.1 (6.45–21.29) 15.2 (8.45–24.97) 66.7 (55.41–76.41)
House maids 353 9.9 (6.92–13.88) 26.9 (22.12–32.33) 64.6 (58.92–69.91)
Food workers 43 16.3 (6.99–32.40) 18.6 (8.73–35.00) 69.8 (52.98–82.69)
Statistical analysis
χ 2 3   13.4 6.04 0.54
P   0.004 0.11 (ns) 0.91 (ns)
  1. Abbreviation: ns not significant