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Table 1 Schistosoma serological status and socio-demogaphic characteristics of participants of the study in Southern Shan State, Myanmar, 2012–2013 (n = 315)

From: Detection of Schistosoma Antibodies and exploration of associated factors among local residents around Inlay Lake, Southern Shan State, Myanmar

Variables Category Frequency (%)
Schistosoma serological status Seropositive 75 (23.8)
Seronegative 240 (76.2)
Age (year) <20 15 (4.8)
20–39 158 (50.2)
40–59 132 (41.9)
60 10 (3.1)
Gender Male 159 (50.5)
Female 156 (49.5)
Residence (RHC area) Khaung Daing 63 (20.0)
Min Chaung 76 (24.1)
Mine Thauk 93 (29.5)
Ma Gyi Seik 83 (26.3)
Education Illiterate 10 (3.2)
3Rsa 5 (1.6)
Primary 157 (49.8)
Middle 93 (29.5)
High 43 (13.7)
Graduate 7 (2.2)
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