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Table 3 Pooled prevalence of some common intestinal parasites among food handlers in Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasitic infections among food handlers working at higher public University student’s cafeterias and public food establishments in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Types of intestinal parasitesPooled prevalence (95% CI)I-Squared
A.lumbricoides4.12 (3.56, 4.67)95.3%, p < 0.001
E. hystolitica /E. dispar complex6.38 (5.73, 7.04)95.0%, p < 0.001
G. lamblia3.12 (2.65, 3.60)76.8%, p < 0.001
Taenia spp.1.07 (0.75, 1.40)73.9%, p < 0.001
Hookworms1.70 (1.31, 2.09)83.1%, p < 0.001
T. trichuria0.84 (0.42, 1.26)12.7%, p = 0.33
H. nana1.03 (0.66, 1.41)90.7%, p < 0.001
E. vermicularis2.69 (1.43,3.96)53.0%, p = 0.119
S. mansoni0.70 (0.34, 1.07)51.1%, p = 0.056