A Prevalence Survey Of Geohelminthiasis Among Primary School Children In Umuahia North Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Odukaesieme, Ozioma P.

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ABSTRACT

A study of infection with geohelminths among primary school children in Umuahia North local Government Area ofAbia state was carried out. A total prevalence of infection (X2 9.275, d.f — 2, P>0.05), however school location affected the level of prevalence (X2 = 20.836, d.f = 3, P>0.05); also one of 400 primary school children aged 6-16 years were examined for the helminth infections. Helminthes identified were Ascaris lumbricoides (41.5%) Trichuris trichiura (6.7%) and hookworm (22.5%). A total of 276 subjects were infected. The age of the children had no effect on the d = 2.179, d.f = 1, P> 0.05). This study reveals that schools located near rural settlement had higher infection which influence the geohelminthiasis status entire communities. ix ! ■ ! prevalence of infection (X2 9.275, d.f — 2, P>0.05), however school location affected the level of prevalence (X2 = 20.836, d.f = 3, P>0.05); also one probably indicates that poor sanitary condition that may arise from poor sewage disposal, poor potable water, and ignorance and these factors of school children.

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APA

ODUKAESIEME, P (2024). A Prevalence Survey Of Geohelminthiasis Among Primary School Children In Umuahia North Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Odukaesieme, Ozioma P.. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 28, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-prevalence-survey-of-geohelminthiasis-among-primary-school-children-in-umuahia-north-local-government-area-of-abia-state-odukaesieme-ozioma-p-7-2

MLA 8th

PRISCA, ODUKAESIEME. "A Prevalence Survey Of Geohelminthiasis Among Primary School Children In Umuahia North Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Odukaesieme, Ozioma P." Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 01 Feb. 2024, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-prevalence-survey-of-geohelminthiasis-among-primary-school-children-in-umuahia-north-local-government-area-of-abia-state-odukaesieme-ozioma-p-7-2. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

MLA7

PRISCA, ODUKAESIEME. "A Prevalence Survey Of Geohelminthiasis Among Primary School Children In Umuahia North Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Odukaesieme, Ozioma P.". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 01 Feb. 2024. Web. 28 Feb. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-prevalence-survey-of-geohelminthiasis-among-primary-school-children-in-umuahia-north-local-government-area-of-abia-state-odukaesieme-ozioma-p-7-2 >.

Chicago

PRISCA, ODUKAESIEME. "A Prevalence Survey Of Geohelminthiasis Among Primary School Children In Umuahia North Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Odukaesieme, Ozioma P." Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2024). Accessed 28 Feb. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-prevalence-survey-of-geohelminthiasis-among-primary-school-children-in-umuahia-north-local-government-area-of-abia-state-odukaesieme-ozioma-p-7-2

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