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Table 5 Prevalence of intestinal helminths among malaria positive and negative individuals

From: Epidemiological and clinical correlates of malaria-helminth co-infections in southern Ethiopia

Type of helminth infection Malaria infection ߶ OR (95% CI) # P †
Yes (N=230) No (N=223)
T. trichiura      
 Yes 119 (51.7) 108 (48.4) 0.308 1.361 (1.119,1.655) 0.002
 No 111 (48.3) 115 (51.6)   
S. mansoni     
 Yes 52 (22.6) 48 (21.5) 0.129 1.137 (0.976,1.326) 0.137
 No 178 (77.4) 175 (78.5)   
A. lumbricoides     
 Yes 98 (42.6) 105 (47.1) 0.137 1.147 (0.780,1.687) 0.147
 No 132 (57.4) 118 (52.9)   
Hookworm     
 Yes 23 (10) 20 (9) 0.083 1.086 (0.926,1.275) 0.086
 No 207 (90) 203 (91)   
Any helminth     
 Yes 154 (67) 198 (88.8) 0.402 0.669 (0.06,1.101) 0.669
 No 76 (33) 25 (11.2)   
  1. ¶= Coefficient of regression; OR, Odds ratio; #CI, Confidence interval; †=P value.