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Table 5 Prevalence of STH and malaria co-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 CO-INFECTION WITH MALARIA
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 440 42 9.55 (6.97-12.68) 10 2.27 (1.10-4.14) 65 14.78 (11.59-18.44) 102 23.18 (19.32-27.41)
Jinja 158 8 5.06 (2.21-9.73) 0 0.00 (0.00-2.31) 0 0.00 (0.00-2.31) 8 5.06 (2.21-9.73)
Kalangala 814 50 6.14 (4.59-8.02) 22 2.70 (1.70-4.06) 36 4.42 (3.12-6.07) 82 10.07 (8.09-12.35)
Masaka 210 23 10.95 (7.07-15.98) 19 9.05 (5.54-13.77) 56 26.67 (20.82-33.19) 73 34.76 (28.34-41.62)
Mayuge 340 36 10.59 (7.53-14.36) 6 1.76 (0.65-3.80) 3 0.88 (0.18-2.56) 42 12.35 (9.05-16.33)
Mpigi 200 23 11.50 (7.43-16.75) 4 2.00 (0.55-5.04) 14 7.00 (3.88-11.47) 35 17.50 (12.50-23.49)
Mukono 1102 90 8.17 (6.62-9.94) 23 2.09 (1.33-3.12) 35 3.18 (2.22-4.39) 126 11.43 (9.61-13.46)
Wakiso 310 17 5.48 (3.23-8.64) 2 0.65 (0.08-2.31) 7 2.26 (0.91-4.60) 25 8.06 (5.29-11.67)
TOTAL 3574 289 8.09 (7.21-9.03) 86 2.41 (1.93-2.96) 216 6.04 (5.28-6.88) 493 13.79 (12.68-14.97)
  1. "N" is the total number of children surveyed for both malaria and STH infection, "n" refers to the number of co-infected cases. "CIs" stand for confidence intervals.