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Table 2 Age distribution of intestinal parasite, Shigella and Salmonella species among the study participants

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasite, Shigella and Salmonella species among diarrheal children in Jimma health center, Jimma southwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

  No. (%)
Age group in years < 1 1–5 6–10 11–15
Parasite     
A. lumbricoides - 13 (10.1) 10 (7.8) 7 (5.4)
T. trichiura - 5 (3.9) 1 (0.8) 2 (1.6)
Hook worm - 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8) 2 (1.6)
H. nana - 14 (10.9) 4 (3.1) 2 (1.6)
Taenia spp - - 1 (0.8) -
S. mansoni - - 1 (0.8) -
Giardia lamblilia - 28 (21.7) 3 (2.3) 4 (3.1)
E. histolytica 1 (0.8) 3 (2.3) 1 (0.8) 3 (2.3)
Bacteria     
Shigella species 1 (0.8) 4 (3.1) 1 (0.8) -
Salmonella species 5 (3.9) 7 (5.4) 3 (2.3) 1 (0.8)
Total 7 (5.4) 75 (58.1) 26 (20.2) 21 (16.3)