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Table 4 Prevalence of GIT disorders among infected and non-infected children

From: Intestinal parasitic infection among school children in Dakahlia governorate, Egypt: a cross-sectional study

  Infected Non-infected Total P value
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Anorexia
 Yes 72 (30.1) 26 (5.3) 98 (13.5) <0.00001*
 No 167 (69.9) 461 (94.7) 628 (86.5)
Nausea or vomiting
 Yes 59 (24.7) 12 (2.5) 71 (9.9) <0.00001*
 No 180 (73.3) 475 (97.5) 655 (90.1)
Abdominal pain
 Yes 145 (60.7) 43 (8.8) 188 (25.9) <0.00001*
 No 94 (39.3) 444 (91.2) 538 (74.1)
Bloating
 Yes 92 (38.5) 19 (3.9) 111 (15.3) <0.00001*
 No 147 (61.5) 468 (96.1) 615 (84.2)
Constipation or diarrhea
 Yes 102 (42.7) 38 (7.8) 140 (19.3) <0.00001*
 No 137 (57.3) 449 (92.2) 586 (80.7)
Blood in stool
 Yes 31 (13.0) 0 (0.0) 31 (5.0) <0.00001*
 No 208 (87.0) 478 (100.0) 695 (95.0)
Total 239 (100) 487 (100) 726 (100)  
  1. *statistically significant difference