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Table 1 The characteristics of schistosomiasis japonica in the study villages of Jiangsu province, China, from 2003 to 2008

From: Spatio-temporal analysis to identify determinants of Oncomelania hupensis infection with Schistosoma japonicum in Jiangsu province, China

Year Area of infected snail habitat (ha) Density of infected snails (/0.1m2) Human sero-examination Human stool examination Livestock examination
    No. examined Prevalence (%) No. examined Prevalence (%) No. examined Prevalence (%)
2003 1272.686 0.849 18261 1.659 303 4.29 1001 0.3
2004 1649.19 0.374 25750 4.726 1217 5.177 988 0.405
2005 1110.31 0.438 27933 4.493 1255 1.673 834 0.959
2006 758.051 0.616 42537 2.591 1102 2.904 641 0.624
2007 516.948 0.263 43907 1.635 718 3.9 708 0.282
2008 97.186 0.268 16940 1.305 221 4.977 542 0