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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants in five villages, Kwale district, coastal Kenya

From: Adult population as potential reservoir of NTD infections in rural villages of Kwale district, Coastal Kenya: implications for preventive chemotherapy interventions policy

Characteristic Maponda Mirihini Kajiweni Miatsani Mlafyeni All
No. tested 116 125 122 93 137 593
*Female 77 94 69 70 99 409
Male 39 31 53 23 38 187
Median age (yrs) 38 33 40 41 38 38
Age range (yrs) 18-85 18-80 15-83 18-82 18-88 15-88
  1. *There were more female participants and they were significantly younger compared to male participants (P < 0.001). Data on sex/age for 6 participants were missing.