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Table 2 Sanitation and hygiene practice of the 247 participants and hookworm infections

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

Sanitation and hygiene practice No. (%) No. of HW infections (%)
Sources of drinking water
 Rain drinking 5 (2.0) 1 (20.0)
 Tap water 70 (28.3) 1 (1.4)
 Bottled water 121 (49.0) 3 (2.5)
 Natural sources 15 (6.1) 1 (6.7)
 No answer 36 (14.6)  
Toilet
 Have 239 (2.0) 6 (2.5)
 No answer 8 (14.6)  
Using toilet when at work
 Yes 236 (95.6) 6 (2.5)
 No 2 (0.8)  
 No answer 9 (3.6)  
Wear shoes
 Yes 235 (95.1) 6 (2.6)
 No 2 (0.8)  
 No answer 10 (4.1)  
Type of shoes when going to work
 Sandal 141 (57.1) 6 (4.3)
 General shoes 44 (17.8)  
 Boots 26 (10.5)  
 No answer 36 (14.6)  
Wash hand before eating and drinking
 No 3 (1.2)  
 Sometimes 95 (38.5) 4 (4.2)
 Always 125 (50.6) 2 (1.6)
 No answer 24 (9.7)