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Table 2 Socio-demographic factors and medical history of butchers (in relation to cysticercosis) at selected slaughter slabs

From: Assessment of sanitary conditions of unregistered pig slaughter slabs and post mortem examination of pigs for Taenia solium metacestodes in Kaduna metropolis, Nigeria

Socio-demographic factors and medical history Outcome n = 10
Sex: M 10 (100%)
F 0
Marital status: Married 5 (50%)
Single 5 (50%)
Educational level: Informal 8 (80%)
Formal 2 (20%)
History of epilepsy: Yes 0
No 10 (100%)
Regular deworming of self: Yes 0
No 10 (100%)
Tested positive to taeniasis by copro-Ag ELISA at time of study: Yes 3 (30%)*
No 7 (70%)
  1. Key: copro-Ag ELISA: Copro-antigen detection by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay.
  2. *Only one tested positive by coproscopic examination.