Table 3

Overall prevalence of parasitic infections, erythrocytes polymorphisms and malnutrition among study participants
Outcome No / Total No (%) 95%CI
Malaria parasitaemia 11/352 (3.12) [1.56-5.59]
Intestinal parasite carriage 97/352 (27.56) [22.35-33.62]
Isolated intestinal parasites
Giardia intestinalis 43/352 (12.22) [8.84-16.45]
Entameaba coli 61/352 (17.33) [13.25-22.26]
Strongyloides stercoralis 02/352 (0.57) [0.06-2.05]
Genetic disorders
G6PD A 07/352 (1.99) [0.79-4.09]
G6PD A- 03/352 (0.85) [0.17-2.49]
Alpha-thalassemia (Hetero+Homozygote) 78/352 (22.16) [17.51-27.65]
Heterozygote (αα/-α) 62/352 (17.61) [13.50-22.58]
Homozygote (−α/-α) 16/352 (4.55) [2.60-7.38]
Sickle cells disorders (HBSS + HBAS +HbAC) 45 (12.78) [9.32-17.10]
Sickle cell disease (HBSS) 10/352 (2.84) [1.36-5.22]
Sickle cell trait (HBAS, C) 33/352 (9.38) [6.45-13.17]
Malnutrition
Stunting 136/352 (38.64) [32.42-45.70]
Underweight 91/352 (25.85) [20.81-31.74]
Wasting 33/352 (9.38) [6.45-13.17]

Tine et al.

Tine et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:565   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-565

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