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Table 2 Distribution of snails among water bodies in Kisumu City, Kenya, April -May 2011

From: Malacological survey and geographical distribution of vector snails for schistosomiasis within informal settlements of Kisumu City, western Kenya

Site type Number of sites Snail species Total snail abundance Mean snail abundance1
   B. sudanica B. pfeifferi B. globosus   
Dams 6 1 9 39 49 8 ± 16b
Lakeshore 25 261 80 112 453 18 ± 12a
Rivers 46 145 336 76 557 12 ± 34b
Springs 4 0 0 0 0 0
  1. 1Different lowercase letters indicate significant difference for site type (P < 0.05). Values are means ± SD (rounded off to whole numbers).