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Table 4 Association of helminths coinfections on the occurrence of anaemia among malaria infected study participants, Wondo Genet, southern Ethiopia, 2009–2010

From: Comorbidity of intestinal helminthiases among malaria outpatients of Wondo Genet health centers, southern Ethiopia: implications for integrated control

Variable Total Anaemia (%) Normal (%) OR (95% CI) P-value
Coinfection 145 64 (44.14) 81 (55.86)   
 Malaria/Hook worm 0 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)   
 Malaria/Trichuris trichuria 13 5 (38.46) 8 (61.54) 1.00a  
 Malaria/Ascaris lumbricoides 52 27 (51.92) 25 (48.08) 1.73 (0.50–5.99) 0.388
 Malaria/Schistosoma mansoni 10 9 (90.00) 1 (10.00) 14.4 (1.37–150.80) 0.026
 Malaria/Hymenolepis nana 0 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)   
 Malaria/Any single helminth
Infection
75 41 (54.67) 34 (45.33) 1.93 (0.58–6.45) 0.286
 Malaria/multiple helminth
Infection
70 23 (32.86) 47 (67.14) 0.78 (0.23–2.66) 0.695
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