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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of infection of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths among school children in south Nyanza, western Kenya

From: Schistosoma haematobium hotspots in south Nyanza, western Kenya: prevalence, distribution and co-endemicity with Schistosoma mansoni and soil-transmitted helminths

  Overall prevalence (%)1 Intensity threshold prevalence, (%) Infection intensity(eggs/10 ml or epg)2
   Mild Moderate Heavy  
Hematuria 8.3 (7.5-9.2)     
Overall parasite infection      
S. haematobium 9.3 (8.4-10.2) 86.2 - 13.8 24.1 (18.7-29.6)
S. mansoni 13 (11.9-14.1 63.2 24.2 12.6 156.8 (135.3-178.4)
T. trichiura 2.8 (2.3-3.4)     
A lumbricoides 5.4 (4.7-6.3)     
Monoinfection      
S. haematobium 7.2 (6.4-8) 86.6 - 13.4 24 (17.2-30.7)
S. mansoni 11.4 (10.4-12.5) 62.3 25.1 12.6 159.2 (136.7-181.7)
Coinfection      
S. haematobium - S. mansoni 1.3 (0.9-1.6) 783 29.34 223 26.6 (16.2-37.0)3
   68.34   2.44 92.8 (63.3-122.3)4
  1. 195% Confidence interval.
  2. 2Arithmetic mean infection intensity (values in parenthesis indicate 95% Confidence Interval).
  3. 3Values corresponding to S. haematobium infections.
  4. 4Values corresponding to S. mansoni infections.