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Table 2 Frequency of risk factors associated with Urogenital schistosomiasis from Safana and Dutsin-Ma LGAs

From: Urogenital schistosomiasis and associated determinant factors among senior high school students in the Dutsin-Ma and Safana Local Government Areas of Katsina State, Nigeria

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Swimming experience
 Yes 228 35.35
 No 417 64.65
  645  
Playing in shallow water
 Yes 303 46.98
 No 342 53.02
  645  
Sources of water for drinking,
Cooking, washing & bathing.
 Bore hole 448 33.81
 Dam 227 17.13
 Pond 43 3.25
 River 38 2.87
 Stream 184 13.89
 Well 148 11.17
 Tap 231 17.43
 Sachet 6 0.45
Total 1 325 100.00
  1. NOTE: Respondents combined multiple water sources for domestic use
  2. This informed the higher total number above compared to the 645 interviewed