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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.