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Table 2 Univariate analysis of selected environmental and sociodemographic variables and the S. haematobium infection in Bamako, January, 2011

From: Urban schistosomiasis and associated determinant factors among school children in Bamako, Mali, West Africa

Schistosoma haematobium/ Environmental and Sociodemographic variables Total Positive Prevalence p
River sides     
   Right 592 56 9.5  
   Left 1,169 203 17.4 0.000
   Total 1,761 259 14.7  
Age group (years)     
   6-10 1,462 184 12.6  
   11-15 299 75 25.1 0.000
   Total 1,761 259 14.7  
Gender     
   Male 902 141 15.6  
   Female 859 118 13.7 0.146
   Total 1761 259 14.7  
Parents’ occupations     
   Officials* 174 3 1.7  
   Non officials** 1,587 256 16.1 0.000
   Total 1,761 259 14.7  
Distance between schools and the snails’ breeding sites
   ≤100 m 658 171 26.0  
   >500 m 1,103 88 8.0 0,000
   Total 1,761 259 14.7  
  1. *: Civil servants, traders.
  2. **: Working classes, drivers, cleaners, etc.