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Table 1 Factors associated with parasitic infection in HIV patients

From: Enteric parasitic infection among HIV-infected patients visiting Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Variables Parasite positive (%) Odds ratio (95 % CI) P value
Number of participants (n = 112) 38 (33.9)  
Mean age (±SD) (15–64) in years 38.0 ± 10.1  
Gender
 Male (n = 65) 20 (30.8) 1  
 Female (n = 47) 18 (38.3) 1.4 (0.6–3.1) 0.41
Literacy
 Literate (n = 50) 13 (26.0) 1  
 Illiterate (n = 62) 25 (40.3) 1.9 (0.9–4.3) 0.05