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Table 2 Comparison of the control effects before and after the implementation of the integrated schistosomiasis control strategy in 107 villages of Jiangsu Province

From: Effect of an integrated control strategy for schistosomiasis japonica in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, China: an evaluation from 2005 to 2008

Indicator Before the implementation of the integrated control strategy After the implementation of the integrated control strategy Reductions (%)
Snail habitats (hm2) 7243.03 3775.26 47.88
Infected snail habitats (hm2) 2173.93 124.19 94.29
No. villages with infected snails 80 20 75
Seroprevalence in humans (%) 4.5 0.85 81.17
Parasitological prevalence in humans (%) 0.06 0.01 90.35
Prevalence in humans (%) 0.57 0.02 96.94
Acute infections 116 0 100
Prevalence in livestock (%) 0.4 0 100
Prevalence in bovine (%) 0.65 0 100
Snail infections (%) 0.31 0.02 92.55