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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics and their association with schistosomiasis in Korhogo in (March 2015)

From: Risk factors for schistosomiasis in an urban area in northern Côte d’Ivoire

Characteristics Infected
n (%)
P-value
  n = 41  
Sex
 Males (n = 516) 36 (7.0) < 0.001
 Females (n = 581) 5 (0.9)  
Age (in years)
 [5–10] (n = 528) 8 (1.5) < 0.001
 [10–15] (n = 571) 33 (5.8)  
Education level of houshold head or spouse
 No education (n = 276) 15 (5.4) 0.17
 Primary (n = 673) 20 (3.0)  
 Secondary (n = 150) 6 (4.0)  
Professional activities of household’s head
 No activity(n = 239) 8 (3.3) 0.832
 Agriculture (n = 57) 1 (1.8)  
 Seller (n = 536) 23 (4.3)  
 Official (n = 190) 9 (3.3)  
Knowledge of the diseases
 Blood in urine and stool (n = 211) 11 (5.2) 0.224
Knowledge on transmission
 Drinking unsafe water (n = 44) 2 (4.6) 1.00
 Washing in surface water (n = 111) 8 (7.2) 0.45
    Contact with waste water (n = 87) 6 (6.9) 0.73