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Table 6 Mean score of water contact practices

From: Elimination of schistosomiasis requires multifactorial diagnostics: evidence from high- and low-prevalence areas in the Nile Delta, Egypt

Water contact practicescEbianaEl-Rouset value
No.Mean ± SDNo.Mean ± SD
Farming8142.59 ± 0.754852.31 ± 0.865.89d
Ablution/hand washing8142.63 ± 0.694852.41 ± 0.785.29d
Swimming8142.81 ± 0.504852.55 ± 0.757.41d
Washing clothsa4242.80 ± 0.472551.60 ± 0.8523.69d
Washing animalsb3902.55 ± 0.642302.32 ± 0.774.01d
Bringing water from canals8142.76 ± 0.544851.70 ± 0.7828.06d
Fishing8142.82 ± 0.444852.78 ± 0.521.48
  1. aAsked to females only
  2. bAsked to males only
  3. cLower scores indicate more water contact
  4. dP < 0.005 SD: Standard deviation