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Table 6 Predicted population-adjusted risk of A. lumbricoides , T. trichiura , hookworm and overall soil-transmitted helminth infection in Brazil, stratified by survey period

From: Spatio-temporal distribution of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Brazil

Survey period A. lumbricoides T. trichiura Hookworm Soil-transmitted helminth
  infection risk (%) infection risk (%) infection risk (%) infection risk (%)
1995-1999 15.6 (13.6; 18.0) 1.8 (1.4; 2.3) 7.6 (6.6; 9.0) 20.9 (19.0; 23.2)
2000-2004 11.4 (10.0; 13.0) 4.5 (3.6; 5.7) 5.7 (4.9; 6.9) 17.9 (16.5; 19.7)
2005-2009 7.9 (6.8; 9.1) 2.5 (2.1; 3.2) 2.8 (2.4; 3.4) 11.5 (10.4; 12.6)
From 2010 onwards 3.6 (3.0; 4.3) 1.4 (1.1; 1.7) 1.7 (1.4; 2.3) 6.0 (5.4; 6.9)
  1. Population-adjusted risks are given with their 95% Bayesian credible interval (BCI).
  2. Risk is adjusted on population of 2010 for survey periods from 2005 onwards and on population of 2000 for survey periods prior to 2005.