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Table 3 Prevalence of STH infection, per district and overall

From: Integrated prevalence mapping of schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in lakeside and island communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda

  STH INFECTION
DISTRICT   Hookworm Ascaris lumbricoides Trichuris trichiura STH overall
  N n Prevalence
(95% CIs)
n Prevalence
(95% CIs)
n Prevalence
(95% CIs)
n Prevalence
(95% CIs)
Bugiri 484 73 15.08
(12.01-18.59)
23 4.75
(3.04-7.05)
112 23.14
(19.45-27.16)
184 38.02
(33.67-42.51)
Jinja 173 11 6.36
(3.22-11.09)
0 0.00
(0.00-2.11)
2 1.16
(0.14-4.11)
13 7.51
(4.06-12.51)
Kalangala 962 120 12.47
(10.45-14.73)
54 5.61
(4.24-7.26)
98 10.19
(8.35-12.27)
207 21.52
(18.96-24.25)
Masaka 218 28 12.84
(8.71-18.03)
30 13.76
(9.48-19.06)
96 44.04
(37.34-50.90)
120 55.05
(48.18-61.77)
Mayuge 356 84 23.60
(19.28-28.36)
16 4.49
(2.59-7.20)
17 4.78
(2.81-7.54)
100 28.09
(23.48-33.07)
Mpigi 212 42 19.81
(14.67-25.82)
6 2.83
(1.05-6.06)
32 15.09
(10.56-20.64)
68 32.08
(25.85-38.81)
Mukono 1137 162 14.25
(12.27-16.42)
36 3.17
(2.23-4.36)
87 7.65
(6.17-9.35)
251 22.08
(19.70-24.60)
Rakai 667 78 11.69
(9.35-14.38)
21 3.15
(1.96-4.77)
68 10.19
(8.00-12.75)
138 20.69
(17.68-23.97)
Wakiso 331 76 22.96
(18.54-27.87)
10 3.02
(1.46-5.49)
26 7.85
(5.20-11.30)
101 30.51
(25.60-35.78)
TOTAL 4540 674 14.85
(13.82-15.91)
196 4.32
(3.74-4.95)
538 11.85
(10.92-12.83)
1182 26.04
(24.76-27.34)
  1. "N" is the total number of children surveyed for STH, "n" refers to the number of positive cases and "CIs" stand for confidence intervals.