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Table 1 Association of anaemia, malaria and IPIs in the study population

From: Coinfection with malaria and intestinal parasites, and its association with anaemia in children in Cameroon

Type of infection N Anaemia Chi-square p-value
Absent (%) Present (%)
Malaria 405 222 (54.8) 183 (45.2) χ2 = 1.95 0.163
IPIs* 49 22 (44.9) 27 (55.1) χ2 = 2.4 0.121
Parasite species
 Hookworm 4 2 (50) 2 (50)   
 Ascaris lumbricoides 36 17 (47.2) 19 (52.8) χ2 = 0.17 0.920
 Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 9 3 (33.3) 6 (66.7)   
  1. *All patients with IPIs were also infected with malaria, which implies coinfection