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Table 4 Risk factors for P. falciparum infection

From: Prevalence of and risk factors for malaria, filariasis, and intestinal parasites as single infections or co-infections in different settlements of Gabon, Central Africa

Parasite species, n (%) < 5 years old (n = 58) 5–15 years old (n = 56) > 15 years old (n = 117) P
E. histolytica/dispar 2 (3.4) 5 (8.9) 9 (7.7) 0.46
B. hominis 20 (34.5) 26 (46.4) 70 (58.8) <0.01
G. duodenalis 6 (10.3) 3 (5.4) 2 (1.7) 0.04
A. lumbricoides 5 (8.0) 5 (8.9) 15 (12.8) 0.01
T. trichiura 5 (8.0) 7 (11.1) 13 (12.5) 0.79
S. stercoralis 2 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 7 (6.0) 0.16
Hookworm 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.9) -