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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.