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Table 1 Adjusted S. mansoni and STH prevalence and intensity of infection (95% CI) in 9-14 years old in seven districts, Sierra Leone

From: Improved mapping strategy to better inform policy on the control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Sierra Leone

  No of subjects S. mansoni Hookworm A. lumbricoides T. trichiura
Prevalence (%)      
Overall prevalence 1760 40.2 (37.9 - 42.5) 31.2 (29.1 - 33.4) 1.5 (1.1 - 2.2) 2.5 (1.9 - 3.4)
Sex      
Boys 904 41.7 (38.5 - 45.0) 35.3 (32.3 - 38.5) 1.3 (0.8 - 2.3) 2.2 (1.4 - 3.4)
Girls 854 38.5 (35.3 - 41.8) 27.0 (24.1 - 30.1) 1.8 (1.1 - 2.9) 2.9 (2.0 - 4.3)
Intensity of Infection (epg)     
Overall mean epg 1760 95.4 (61.4 - 129.5) 53.0 (38.4 - 67.7) 17.8 (0.0 - 38.9) 20.3 (0.0 - 48.5)
Sex      
Boys 904 96.6 (64.2 - 129.0) 60.2 (43.9 - 76.5) 11.8 (1.0 - 22.7) 12.2 (0.0 - 27.5)
Girls 854 94.2 (56.0 - 132.4) 45.7 (24.3 - 67.2) 24.1 (0.0 - 66.5) 28.9 (0.0 - 83.8)