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Table 6 Association between helminthic infection intensity and Atopy in selected primary Schools in Sululta, Ethiopia, 2017(n = 526)

From: Intestinal helminthic infection and allergic disorders among school children enrolled in mass deworming program, Sululta, Ethiopia

Helminths Intensity (epg) Atopy COR 95% CI P-value
Yes (%) No (%)
Ascaris.lumbricoids Light(1–4999) 2 (13.3) 13 (86.7) 2.991 0.640–13.979 0.164
Negative 25 (4.9) 486 (95.1) 1   
Mild (5000–49,999) 0 0    
Heavy(> 50,000) 0 0    
Hook worm Light(1–1999) 1 (9.1) 10 (90.9) 1.881 0.232–15.254 0.554
Negative 26 (5.0) 489 (95.0) 1   
Mild(2000–3999) 0     
Heavy (> 4000)   0    
Tricuris tricuria Light (1–999) 0 9 (100)    
Negative 27 (5.2) 490 (94.8)    
Mild (1000–9999) 0 0    
Heavy (> 10,000) 0 0    
Hymenolepis nana Light (1–1999) 0 24 (100%) 0.987 0.564–11.326 0.604
Negative 27 (5.0) 502 (95.0) 1   
Mild (2000–3999) 0     
Heavy (> 4000) 0