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Table 3 Prevalence (%) and mean density of W. bancrofti infection by community and sex

From: Lymphatic filariasis among the Yakurr people of Cross River State, Nigeria

Community Total number of individuals examined Number (%) infected Mean microfilarial density mf/50 μl Total mf/ 50 μl
Male Female Male Female Male Female
Idomi 93 128 3 (3.2) 6 (4.7) 6.0 6.5 6.3
Ijom 64 87 4 (6.3) 6 (6.9) 6.5 6.3 6.4
Lekpankom 80 144 5 (6.3) 8 (5.6) 4.4 5.0 4.7
Ntankpo 80 109 6 (7.5) 10 (9.2) 4.0 5.3 4.8
Total 317 468 18 (5.7) 30 (6.4) 5.2 5.8 5.6