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Table 2 The prevalence of intestinal helminthic infections in Shantytown, apartment and rural schoolchildren

From: Demographic and parasitic infection status of schoolchildren and sanitary conditions of schools in Sanliurfa, Turkey

  Shantytown school (%) Apartment school (%) Rural school (%) Pvalue
Any infection 77.1 53.2 53.1 <0.001*
Double helminth infections 17.4 5.8 6.02 <0.001*
Triple helminth infections 1.1 0.1 0 0.05**
Ascaris lumbricoides 63.2 45.3 41.4 <0.001*
Trichuris trichiura 16.8 5.2 5.31 <0.001*
Hymenolepis nana 9.7 4.0 7.44 <0.001*
Taenia species 6.9 4.7 1.77 <0.001*
  1. *P value was analysed by uncorrected test; **P value was analysed by Fisher's exact test