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Table 2 Prevalence of all species and higher taxa in the whole study group and by residency status

From: Comparison of intestinal parasitic infection in newly arrived and resident workers in Qatar

Species New immigrants Residents Combined
  % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95%CI
Protozoa
B. hominis 0.8 0.36 - 1.77 5.1 3.61 - 6.99 2.9 2.13 - 3.92
G. duodenalis 2.9 1.82 - 4.44 1.6 0.86 - 2.82 2.2 1.53 - 3.09
Amoeba non path 3 1.92 - 4.60 3.2 2.11 - 4.88 3.1 2.30 - 4.14
Amoeba path 1.3 0.68 - 2.50 0.3 0.12 - 0.97 0.8 0.40 - 1.36
   All protozoa combined 7.4 5.65 - 9.70 8.8 6.86 - 11.23 8.1 6.76 - 9.49
Helminths
Hookworms 10.3 8.17 - 12.87 6.2 4.57 - 8.33 8.3 6.88 - 9.63
Trichuris trichiura 6 4.39 - 8.08 1 0.49 - 2.16 3.5 2.64 - 4.58
Ascaris lumbricoides 3.3 2.14 - 4.90 0.6 0.30 - 1.57 2.5 1.80 - 3.47
Strongyloides stercoralis 0 0 - 0.57 0.9 0.42 - 1.97 0.5 0.18 - 0.94
Enterobius vermicularis 0 0 - 0.57 0.1 0.06 - 0.76 0.1 0 - 0.36
Hymenolepis nana* 1.6 0.87 - 2.83 0.4 0.18 - 1.17 1 0.55 - 1.61
Taenia spp. 0.7 0.30 - 1.57 0.4 0.18 - 1.17 0.5 0.22 - 1.02
Schistosoma spp. 0 0 - 0.57 0.3 0.12 - 0.97 0.1 0.02 - 0.47
   All helminths combined 20 17.08 - 23.19 9.2 7.20 - 11.66 14.6 12.80 - 16.33
All the above species combined 26.5 23.26 - 30.00 16.5 13.79 - 19.49 21.5 19.40 - 23.51
  1. *This species is also known as Rodentolepis nana