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Table 4 Assessment of individual water contact activities in relation to S. haematobium prevalence amongst school-aged children in Ikingwamanoti village

From: Geographical and behavioral risks associated with Schistosoma haematobium infection in an area of complex transmission

Water contact activity No. of individuals (%) OR (95% CI) P-value
Livestock watering 203 (81.2) 1.22 (0.60–2.58) 0.596
Fetching water 209 (83.6) 1.16 (0.52–2.69) 0.725
Swimming 60 (24) 0.85 (0.43–1.63) 0.627
Irrigation 95 (38) 0.99 (0.56–1.76) 0.979
Crossing water 179 (71.6) 1.13 (0.60–2.14) 0.715
Paddy farming 129 (51.6) 1.28 (0.72–2.26) 0.397
Other 99 (39.6) 1.33 (0.75–2.35) 0.325
  1. Logistic regression models were adjusted a priori for age-group and sex. For each activity, the children who reported not participating in it were used as the reference