Table 4: Parasitic infection related characteristics of pregnant mother attending ANC in public health facilities of Durame Town, February to May 2017.

VariableCategories Cases (n=111) Controls (n=222)
N ()N ()

Intestinal parasite on current pregnancyYes49 (44.1)43 (19.4)
No62 (55.9)179 (80.6)

Stool examinationAscaris Lumbricoides19 (17.1)17 (7.7)
Hook worm11 (9.9)5 (2.3)
Giardia Lamblia14 (12.6)10 (4.5)
Mixed infection5 (4.5)11 (5.0)
No parasite62 (55.9)179 (80.6)

Malaria attack in the last 2 monthsYes37 (33.3)39 (17.6)
No74 (66.7)183 (82.4)