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Table 2 Prevalence of parasitic infection among children by sex at Dona Berber first cycle primary school in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 2015/2016

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and associated risk factors among students at Dona Berber primary school, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Parasite species Parasite infected students by sex  
Female No. (%) Male No. (%) Total No. (%) Chi-Square P- value
Protozoa E. histolytica 48 (13.4) 40 (11.1) 88 (24.5) 0.41
G. lamblia 18 (5) 23 (6.4) 41 (11.4) 0.36
E. vermicularis 0 (0) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 0.31
T. hominins 3 (0.8) 2 (0.6) 5 (1.4) 0.68
Helminths Hookworm 39 (10.9) 43 (12) 82 (22.8) 0.52
A. lumbricoides 21 (5.8) 28 (7.8) 49 (13.6) 0.24
H. nana 9 (2.5) 8 (2.2) 17 (4.7) 0.85
S. stericoralis 6 (1.7) 10 (2.8) 16 (4.5) 0.28
T. trichiura 5 (1.4) 5 (1.4) 10 (2.8) 0.96
Single infection 84 (23.4) 90 (25.1) 174 (48.5) 0.37
Double infection 29 (8.1) 29 (8.1) 58 (16.2) 0.91
Triple infection 2 (0.6) 1 (0.3) 3 (0.8) 0.58
Over all infection 115 (32) 120 (33.4) 235 (65.5) 0.34