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Table 2 Association between socio-demographic characteristics and schistosoma serological status 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 Seropositive Seronegative OR (95% CI) P value
Gender Male 51 108 2.6 (1.5–4.49) <0.001
Female 24 132
Residence (RHC area) Khaung Daing 26 37 3.41 (1.6–7.3) <0.05
Min Chaung 13 63 1 -
Mine Thauk 18 75 1.16 (0.54–2.49) >0.05
Ma Gyi Seik 18 65 1.34 (0.61–2.94) >0.05
0.003*
Education level Illiterate/3Rs 5 10 4.5 (1.18–17.16) <0.05
Primary/Middle 65 185 3.16 (1.26–7.93) <0.05
High/Graduate 5 45 1 -
0.036*
  1. *Overall significance