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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 4

Associated factors of VL-malaria coinfection at Metema hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014.

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

Bed net use
Yes279 (95.5)13 (4.5)0.618
No89 (96.7)3 (3.3)

Sleep usually
Inside home209 (96.3)8 (3.7)0.592
Outside home158 (95.2)8 (4.8)

Lived in Metema
Less than 6 months23 (95.8)1 (4.2)0.999
More than 6 months345 (95.8)15 (4.2)

History of travel
Yes170 (94.4)10 (5.6)0.201
No198 (97.0)6 (3.0)

Seasonal migrant laborers
Yes152 (96.2)6 (3.8)0.762
No216 (95.6)10 (4.4)

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