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Table 3 Prevalence and egg count geometric mean of Schistosoma haematobium by gender and age of schoolchildren in the study villages

From: Prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis among school children in the district of Niakhar, region of Fatick, Senegal

  No. examined No. infected (%) Egg count
    geometric
    mean (95% CI)
Gender    
 Boys 101 67(66.3) 253(162–396)
 Girls 109 54(49.5) 126(71–221)
 P value    0.003
Age    
 7 - 9 years 78 35(44.8) 202(102–400)
 10 - 12 years 87 56(64.4) 161(96–270)
 13 - 15 years 45 30(66.6) 217(100–469)
 P value    0.058