Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health

Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-891X

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Abebe Demissie Darcha

Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Health, Jimma university, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Soil Transmitted Helminthes Infections and its Determinants among Primary School Children in Gena Bossa Tiworeda, Ethiopia: Cross-Sectional Study
    Author(s): Teklemariam Ergat Yarinbab* and Abebe Demissie Darcha

    Background: Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) infection is a major public health problem among school-aged children in developing countries. In Ethiopia, school-aged children have been identified as a high-risk group of population to be infected with Soil Transmitted Helminthes. Effective prevention and control of STH infection require the identification of risk factors among high-risk groups. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of Soil Transmitted Helminthes infections and its determinants among primary school children in Gena Bossa Woreda, Ethiopia. Methods: Cross-sectional study was conducted in Gena Bossa Woreda, Ethiopia. The data were collected using pre-tested and structured questionnaires. Simple random sampling technique was used. Data analysis was done by SPSS for Windows Version 20.0. Bivariate and Multivari.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-891X.19.7.316

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