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Table 1 Analysis of the association between sociodemographic variables at home and the parasitized or non-parasitized condition of school children

From: Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar infection in Mexican school children: genotyping and phylogenetic relationship

   Parasitized children
Variables Positive Negative a p OR IC 95 %
Harmful fauna Yes 65 218 0.73 1.63 (0.35–7.58)
No 2 11
Availability of water inside the house Yes 65 224 0.27 0.53 (0.20–1.40)
No 7 13
Type of latrine Latrine 67 214 0.26 2.66 (0.59–11.8)
septic tank 2 17
Floor material Cement 58 210 0.12 0.52 (0.24–1.16)
Soil 11 21
  1. a Fisher’s exact test