Table 2: Health problems and nutritional status associated with toxocariasis serology in children from Ecatepec, Mexico.

Problem/nutrition status Positives ( )Negatives ( )Chi2 OR(95% CI)

Respiratory 5 21 0.290.580.730.246–2.2120.58
Dermatological9 22 0.840.351.550.602–4.0370.35
Eosinophilia 1521 10.40.0014.421.728–11.3460.001
Normal nutrition12 41 0.010.990.940.386–2.3130.90
Low weight/mal nutrition9 23 0.630.421.460.568–3.7850.42
Overweight/obesity6 17 0.140.701.220.424–3.5430.707

OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence intervals; p: probability value for Chi-square; P: probability value for OR.