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Table 1 Variation in prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth infections across regions/city administrations, sex and age

From: National mapping of soil-transmitted helminth and schistosome infections in Ethiopia

  n Any STH (%) A. lumbricoides (%) T. trichiura (%) Hookworm (%)
Any intensity MHI Any intensity MHI Any infection MHI Any infection MHI
Region/City Administration
 Addis Ababa 2718 1.7 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Afar 2377 2.2 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0
 Amhara 25,246 14.3 0.5 8.0*** 0.4 0.6 0.0 6.5*** 0.0
 Benishangul-Gumuz 3109 10.3 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.7 0.0 9.3*** 0.0
 Dire Dawa 1701 2.3 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.0
 Gambela 2977 58.1 0.6 45.2*** 0.6 6.3 0.0 21.5*** 0.1
 Harari 1804 3.0 0.0 0.1** 0.0 0.1 0.0 2.8* 0.0
 Oromia 62,520 16.7 1.2 9.3*** 0.9 4.6** 0.2 5.6*** 0.2
 SNNPR 37,544 42.4 5.7 25.9*** 5.2 15.3*** 0.3 13.5*** 0.2
 Somali 966 38.0 0.0 36.4*** 0.0 1.2 0.0 5.5*** 0.0
 Tigray 12,276 5.4 0.1 2.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 3.3*** 0.0
Sex
 Sex 0 (male) 76,385 21.6 1.9 12.8 1.7 5.9 0.1 7.6 0.1
 Sex 1 (female) 76,853 21.8 2.0 12.8 1.8 5.9 0.2 7.6 0.1
Age (in years)
 5–9 1201 21.8 0.3 12.8 0.2 4.7 0.1 8.5 0.1
 10 23,962 21.2 1.7 11.8 1.4 5.8 0.1 8.0 0.2
 11 38,332 21.1 1.8 12.1 1.6 5.9 0.2 7.4 0.1
 12 45,447 21.8 2.3 13.0 2.0 6.2 0.1 7.3 0.1
 13 27,693 22.3 2.2 13.5 1.9 5.9 0.2 7.7 0.1
 14 15,342 22.0 1.6 13.4 1.4 5.2 0.1 8.1 0.1
 15 1261 30.3 2.6 22.7 2.4 7.9 0.2 8.3 0.1
Total 153,238 21.7 2.0 12.8 1.7 5.9 0.2 7.6 0.1
  1. Notes: MHI: moderate-to-heavy intensity, comparisons to the baseline value (Region/City Administration: Afar; sex: sex 0; age = 12 years) that reveal an odds ratio significantly different from one are indicated by at least one asterisk
  2. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001