Table 1: Percentage of parasites isolated from populations of B. germanica by kebele in Jimma Town, southwestern Ethiopia, 2012.

Kebele Batch no. of cockroaches examined Parasite isolated (%)95% CI

Bossa Addis32 Helminths15 (46.88)(29.58, 64.17)
Protozoa5 (15.63)(3.04, 28.20)
Total17 (53.13)(35.83, 70.42)

Ginjo35 Helminths26 (74.29)(59.8, 88.77)
Protozoa8 (22.86)(8.95, 36.77)
Total26 (74.29)(59.8, 88.77)

Kochi 26 Helminths19 (73.08) (56.03, 90.13)
Protozoa5 (19.23)(4.08, 34.38)
Total19 (73.08)(56.03, 90.13)

Hermata Mentina36 Helminths28 (77.78)(64.20, 91.36)
Protozoa13 (36.1)(20.42, 51.80)
Total29 (80.56)(67.62, 93.48)

Bocho Bore 72 Helminths54 (75.00)(65.00, 85.00)
Protozoa40 (55.56)(44.08, 67.03)
Total61 (84.72)(76.41, 93.03)

Total 201 Helminths and protozoa152 (75.62)(69.69, 81.57)

CI: confidence interval.