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Table 4 Associated factors with cure rate of hookworm among patients (n=70)

From: In vivo and in vitro efficacy of a single dose of albendazole against hookworm infection in northwest Ethiopia: open-label trial

Variables Outcome of treatment Chi-square P value
Cured, n(%) Not cured, n(%)
Sex Male 37(52.8) 2(2.90) 4.69 0.68
Female 24(34.3) 7(10.0)
Age in years <15 3(4.3) 2(2.9) 3.7 0.29
16–30 18(25.7) 2(2.9)
31–45 20(28.6) 2(2.9)
>45 20(28.6) 3(4.30)
Feeding status Fasting 55(78.6) 9(12.9) 0.968 0.62
Non-fasting 6(8.6) 0(0)
Co-infection Yes 22(31.4) 4(5.70) 0.24 0.62
No 39(55.7) 5(7.10)
Infection intensity Light 35(50) 2(2.9) 14.13 0.001
Moderate 23(32.9) 3(4.3)
Heavy 3(4,3) 4(5.70)
RX taking time 1 h before meal 38(54.3) 1(1.40) 8.33 0.008
1 h after meal 23(32.9) 8(11.4
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