Table 2: Frequencies and percentages of possible risk factors for seroprevalence of asymptomatic Leishmania donovani.

VariablesCharacteristicsFrequencyPercent

Length of stay in the area
Three months8243.4
Six months3921.1
One year1910.3
Two years and above4524.3
Visiting frequency
First7339.5
Second3317.8
Third3518.9
Fourth and above4423.8
Sleeping habit
Indoor8445.4
In agricultural fields2211.9
Subshelter7942.7
Sleeping condition
On the ground7942.7
Above the ground10657.3
Shares sleeping place with three or more people
Yes3116.8
No15483.2
Presence of crack soil near sleeping place
Yes4825.9
No13774.1
Presence of domestic animals near sleeping place
Yes6032.4
No12567.6
Sleeping under Balanites trees
Yes7037.8
No11562.2
Uses bed net
Yes3921.1
No14678.9
Travel history to other VL endemic areas
Yes7138.4
No11461.6
Family history of infection with VL
Yes4423.8
No14176.2
Knows signs/symptoms of VL
Yes12869.2
No5730.8
Knows transmission of VL
Yes12768.6
No5831.4