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Table 3

Seroprevalence of Toxocara infection in primary school children in Henan province, central China.

Variable No. of tested No. of positive Prevalence (%) 95% CI χ 2 p-value
Region
 Xinxiang 585 18 3.08 1.68–4.48 10.637 0.014
 Zhengzhou 696 41 5.90 4.14–7.64
 Zhumadian 619 28 4.52 2.89–6.16
 Nanyang 551 39 7.08 4.94–9.22
Sex
 Male 1289 68 5.28 4.06–6.50 0.101 0.751
 Female 1162 58 4.99 3.74–6.24
Age (years)
 6–7 819 29 3.54 2.28–4.81 8.033 0.018
 8–9 784 41 5.23 3.67–6.79
 10–11 848 56 6.60 4.93–8.28
Residence area
 Urban 1127 46 4.08 2.93–5.24 4.799 0.028
 Rural 1324 80 6.04 4.76–7.33
Contact with cats
 No 1462 64 4.38 3.33–5.43 4.328 0.037
 Yes 989 62 6.27 4.76–7.78
Contact with dogs
 No 1328 51 3.84 2.81–4.87 10.051 0.002
 Yes 1123 75 6.68 5.22–8.14
Exposure to soil
 No 659 24 3.64 2.21–5.07 4.153 0.042
 Yes 1792 102 5.69 4.62–6.76
Hand washing before eating
 No 784 55 7.02 5.23–8.80 8.306 0.004
 Yes 1667 71 4.26 3.29–5.23
Total 2451 126 5.14 4.27–6.02

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