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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the 247 participants and hookworm infections in Yo Island

From: Modified Harada-Mori and simple wet mount to determine hookworm infections in Yo Island urban area, Songkhla, Southern Thailand

Demographic characteristics No. (%) No. of HW infections (%)
Gender
 Male 84 (34.0) 3 (3.6)
 Female 160 (64.8) 3 (1.9)
 No information 3 (1.2)  
Age groups (years)
 15–20 5 (2.0) 1(20)
 21–30 16 (6.5)  
 31–40 30 (12.2) 1(3.3)
 41–50 46 (18.6)  
 50–60 67 (27.1)  
  > 60 70 (28.3) 4 (5.7)
 No answer 13 (5.3)  
Religion
 Buddhism 220 (89.1) 6 (2.7)
 Islam 2 (0.8)  
 No answer 25 (10.1)  
Education
 No education 217 (87.9) 5 (2.3)
 Primary and secondary school 5 (2.0) 1 (20.0)
 No answer 25 (10.1)  
Occupation
 Agriculturist 105 (71.4) 2 (1.9)
 Housewife 15 (6.07) 1 (6.7)
 Employee 30 (12.2) 2 (6.7)
 Government servant/retired 9 (3.6)  
 Hairdresser 1 (0.4)  
 Student 7 (2.8) 1 (14.3)
 Engineer 1 (0.4)  
 Private business 3 (1.2)  
 Shop keeper 21 (8.5)  
 Weaver 9 (3.6)  
 No answer 46 (18.6)  
Income (Baht)
  < 9000 124 (50.2) 4 (3.2)
  9001–16,000 30 (12.2) 1 (3.3)
  16,001–30,000 16 (6.5)  
  > 30,000 5 (2.0)  
 No answer 72 (29.1) 1 (1.4)