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Human parasitic worm infections


These data record the occurence of a human parasitic worm infection in residents of a rural community in China.

The variables are:

Age age of the resident
Infection presence (1) or absence (0) of infection
Sex male (1) or female (2)

The background to the data, and an analysis, are described by Weidong et al. (1996), Ascaris, people and pigs in a rural community of Jiangxi province, China, Parasitology 113, 545-57.

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