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Table 2 Ov-infected children by age and sex (n = 284)

From: Mothers’ Opisthorchis viverrini infection status and raw fish dish consumption in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: determinants of child infection status

  Total (n = 284) Ov positive p value
Total (n = 284) Male (n = 158) Female (n = 126)
Age of children, mean (SD) 10.0 (3.4) 10.2 (3.4) 9.7 (3.3) 10.8 (3.3) 0.032*
Age group, n (%)          0.345**
 5 years 33 (11.6) 25 (75.8) 16 (80.0) 9 (69.2)  
 6–10 years 126 (44.4) 101 (80.2) 63 (84.0) 38 (74.5)  
 11–14 years 87 (30.6) 75 (86.2) 40 (88.9) 35 (83.3)  
 15 years 38 (13.4) 34 (89.5) 16 (88.9) 18 (90.0)  
 Total 284 (100.0) 235 (82.8) 135 (85.4) 100 (79.4)  
  1. *Comparing the mean age of children by children’s Ov status
  2. **Comparing the children’s Ov status by age group