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Table 2 Prevalence of infection of Schistosoma japonicum in different migrant populations

From: Factors impacting on progress towards elimination of transmission of schistosomiasis japonica in China

Author and date of publication Movement type Proportion of migration (%) Prevalence (%)
Chen GX et al. (2011) [29] Migration from endemic areas to other areas 22·4-38·5 2·6-5·3
Wang ZC et al. (2008) [30] Migration from non-endemic areas to endemic areas >5·3 12·5
He JC et al. (2008) [31] Migration from endemic areas to other areas - 3·2
Migration from non-endemic areas to endemic areas - 3·0
Zhang YQ et al. (2003) [32] Migration from endemic areas to other areas 29·9 26·0
Li YS et al. (2003) [33] Fishing population - 68·9
Chen GX et al. (2001) [34] Migration from endemic areas to other areas 19·7 15·6
Zhang SQ et al. (1998) [35] Migration from endemic areas to other areas 19·8-32·4 2·1-13·9
Zheng J et al. (1999) [36] Fishing population - 18·2-84·2
  Boatman - 54·2-69·4
  Herdsman - 41·2
Ross AG et al. (1997) [37] Fishing population - 22·4