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Table 2.

Prevalence of intestinal parasites in children of urban and rural zones on Tetouan by sex and age.

Parasite Girls n(%) Boys n(%) p-value [5,9) n(%) [9,15) n(%) p-value*
Blastocystis hominis 133 (65.2) 132 (59.7) 0.767288 137 (62) 128 (62.7) 0.051841
Giardia intestinalis 37 (18.1) 47 (21.3) 0.287636 47 (21.3) 37 (18.1) 0.943214
Cyclospora cayetanensis 13 (6.4) 9 (4.1) 0.359969 13 (5.9) 9 (4.4) 0.790192
Entamoeba coli 4 (2) 7 (3.2) 0.381176 5 (2.3) 6 (2.9) 0.464916
Chilomastix mesnili 3 (1.5) 6 (2.7) 0.330218 3 (1.4) 6 (2.9) 0.1623
Iodamoeba butschlii 1 (0.5) 3 (1.4) 0.327107 2 (0.9) 2 (1) 0.799717
Isospora belli 1 (0.5) 0 0.313701 1 (0.5) 0 0.380074
Enterobius vermicularis 3 (1.5) 4 (1.8) 0.725651 3 (1.4) 4 (1.8) 0.471547
Hymenolepis spp. 3 (1.5) 6 (2.7) 0.330218 4 (1.8) 5 (2.4) 0.470728
Ascaris lumbricoides 1 (0.5) 0 0.313701 0 1 (0.5) 0.257467
Trichuris trichiura 2 (1) 2 (0.9) 0.984548 3 (1.4) 1 (0.5) 0.451076

n: number of samples with parasites.

p-value: Mann-Whitney W test to compare sexes. The level of significance was set at p < 0.05.

*

p-value: Mann-Whitney W test to compare ages. The level of significance was set at p < 0.05.

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