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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma haematobium infection of preschool children by village in Diema

From: Urinary schistosomiasis among preschool-aged children in Sahelian rural communities in Mali

    Intensity of infection (% of subjects ¥)
Villages No. Examined No. infected (%) Negative (%) Light (%) Heavy (%)
Fangoune B 83 70 (84.4) 13 (15.7) 49(40.8) 21 (25.3)
Dampa 108 60 (55.6) 48 (44.4) 39 (36.1) 21 (19.4)
Debo Kagoro 167 44 (26.3) 104 (62.2) 32 (26.7) 11 (6.5)
Total 338 173 (52.1) 165 (48.8) 120 (35.5) 53 (15.7)
P value   0.000    0.000
  1. ¥: Negative, light and heavy infections correspond to: 0, 1-49, and ≥ 50 eggs/10 ml urine, respectively.