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Table 1 Sociodemographic and environmental characteristics of residents of LIWOM rehabilitation centre, Ibadan, Nigeria, 2014

From: Urinary schistosomiasis among vulnerable children in a rehabilitation home in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria

Variable (N = 66) Confirmed schistosomiasis n (%) Total Chi-square p-value
Yes (n = 14) No (n = 52)
Age
 Less than 12 years 4 (28.6) 24 (46.2) 28 (42.4) 1.396 0.362
 12 years and above 10 (71.4) 28 (53.8) 38 (57.6)   
Sex
 Male 9 (64.3) 29 (55.8) 38 (57.6) 0.328 0.762
 Female 5 (35.7) 23 (44.2) 28 (42.4)   
Source Population
 Kwara Statec 12 (85.7) 18 (34.6) 30 (45.5) 11.616 0.001*
 Other statesa 2 (14.3) 34 (65.4) 36 (54.5)   
Father’s Occupation
 Farming 7 (50.0) 20 (38.4) 27 (40.9) 0.607 0.544
 Othersb 7 (50.0) 32 (61.6) 39 (59.1)   
Mother’s Occupation
 Farming 7 (50.0) 17 (32.7) 24 (36.4) 1.310 0.252
 Othersb 7 (50.0) 35 (67.3) 42 (63.6)   
Presence of water body
 Yes 12 (85.7) 31 (59.6) 43 (65.2) 3.309 0.113
 No 2 (14.3) 21 (40.4) 23 (34.8)   
History of Wading
 Yes 11 (78.6) 26 (50.0) 37 (56.1) 3.655 0.073
 No 3 (21.4) 26 (50.0) 29 (43.9)   
  1. aNassarawa, Bauchi, Kebbi, Kogi, Plateau. Edo, Oyo, Anambra
  2. bMissionary, trader, driver, bricklayer, printer, housewife
  3. cKwara state = migrant population
  4. *Significant association