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Table 3 Prevalence of intestinal opportunistic intestinal parasites according age and sex

From: Prevalence of intestinal opportunistic parasites infections in the University hospital of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

  Opportunistic parasite Cryptosporidium
Risk factor No. samples examined No. positive (Prevalence %) P value No. positive (Prevalence %) P value
Age group (years)      
0–5 40 18 (45)   15 (37.5)  
6–9 30 10 (33.3)   10 (33.3)  
10–14 19 5 (26.3) 0.2 5 (26.3) 0.5
15–29 70 16 (22.9)   16 (22.9)  
30–59 124 32 (25.8)   29 (23.4)  
>60 8 3 (37.5)   2 (25.0)  
Gender      
Male 146 44 (30,1)   41 (28.1)  
Female 145 40 (30,1) 0.6 36 (24.8) 0.5