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Research Article

Visceral Leishmaniasis-Malaria Coinfection and Their Associated Factors in Patients Attending Metema Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: Suggestion for Integrated Vector Management

Table 2

Sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants in relation to VL-malaria coinfection at Metema Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014.

Variables VL suspected cases value
Not VL-malaria
coinfected (%)
VL-malaria
coinfected (%)

Age<54 (66.7)2 (33.3)0.004
5–1420 (100)0 (0)
15–29218 (96.0)9 (4.0)
30–4494 (95.0)5 (5.0)
≥4532 (100)0 (0)

GenderMale319 (95.5)15 (4.5)0.411
Female49 (98.0)1 (2.0)

ResidenceRural226 (96.6)8 (3.4)0.360
Urban142 (94.7)8 (5.3)

Occupation statusFarmer257 (96.3)10 (3.7)0.384
Merchant11 (91.7)1 (8.3)
Driver2 (100)0 (0)
Civil servant12 (100)0 (0)
Daily laborer49 (90.7)5 (9.3)
Housewife18 (100)0 (0)
Student19 (100)0 (0)

Educational statusIlliterate219 (95.2)11 (4.8)0.181
Only read and write85 (100)0 (0)
Elementary school42 (93.3)3 (6.7)
High school19 (90.5)2 (9.5)
Higher education3 (100)0 (0)

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