1921
Volume s1-29, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  In the examination of 320 children, ages 1 to 12 inclusive, in private homes in East Lansing, Michigan, using 5.6 Jacob's perianal swabs per child, 33.8 per cent were found to be infected with .
  • 2.  The children in school age group were more often infected than the preschool groups.
  • 3.  There was no significant difference in the rate of infection of male and female children.
  • 4.  Children in families of 2 to 4 children were more frequently infected than children in families of one child.
  • 5.  Statistically there is no significant difference in the rates of infections of children from families in different income groups.
  • 6.  The number of infected children diagnosed increased with the number of perianal swabs examined up to seven.

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