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Table 2 Prevalence of intestinal helminths according to age, sex, and occupation in HIV-infected patients (n = 212)

From: Intestinal helminth infections in HIV-infected patients in Savannakhet after establishment of an HIV registration network in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

  n Helminth infection
Infected (%) Uninfected (%)
n = 75 (35.4%) n = 137 (64.6%)
Sex
 Male 116 38 (32.8%) 78 (67.2%)
 Female 96 37 (38.5%) 59 (61.5%)
Age, years
 18–19 5 2 (40.0%) 3 (60.0%)
 20–29 35 10 (28.6%) 25 (71.4%)
 30–39 70 18 (25.7%) 52 (74.3%)
 40–49 84 33 (39.3%) 51 (60.7%)
 50–59 18 12 (66.7%) 6 (33.3%)
Occupation
 Farmer 110 41 (37.3%) 69 (62.7%)
 Marchant and company worker 59 21 (35.6%) 38 (64.4%)
 Government staff 11 2 (18.2%) 9 (81.8%)
 Students 7 2 (28.6%) 5 (71.4%)
 Unemployed 8 2 (25.0%) 6 (75.0%)
 Refused to answer 17 7 (41.2%) 10 (58.8%)