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Table 3 Behavioral characteristics associated with scabies infestation in schoolchildren of Bashagard County, southeast Iran

From: Risk factors associated with scabies infestation among primary schoolchildren in a low socio-economic area in southeast of Iran

Characteristics Total examined cases Positive cases Crude OR (95 % CI) p-value
No. % No. %
Use of shared articles
 Yes 29 6.1 9 31.0 33.37(10.82–102.90) 0.0001
 No 451 93.9 6 1.3 1
Sharing bedroom  
 Yes 427 89.2 14 3.3 1.76(0.23–13.68) 0.583
 No 53 10.8 1 1.9 1
Bathroom availability in house       
 Yes 472 98.3 13 2.7 1 0.0001
 No 8 1.7 2 25 11.77(2.16–63.94)
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval