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Tabel 1 Prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma haematobium infection and microhaematuria by age and sex of preschool children in Ilewo Orile community

From: Urinary schistosomiasis among preschool children in a rural community near Abeokuta, Nigeria

  No. Examined No and % infected No (%) with microhaematuria Geometric Mean Intensity of infection
Total 167 97 (58.1) 79 (47.4) 1.17
Sex     
Boys 91 52 (57.1) 43 (25.8) 1.15
Girls 76 45 (59.2) 36 (21.6) 1.19
P value   0.787 0.562 0.387
Age     
1 year old 21 11(52.4) 7 (4.2) 0.96
2 years old 32 18 (56.3) 14(8.4) 1.16
3 years old 34 17 (50.0) 15 (9,0) 1/34
4 years old 26 18 (69.2) 12 (7.2) 1.06
5 years old 29 18 (62.1) 16 (9.6) 1.21
6 years old 25 15 (60.0) 15 (9.0) 1.24
P value   0.732 0.942 0.087