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Table 1 Prevalence of Schistosomamansoni infection with respect to village and gender

From: Can human schistosomiasis mansoni control be sustained in high-risk transmission foci in Egypt?

Area (Ezba) Total population Males Females
Number examined Number positive % positive Number positive % positive Number positive % positive
Arab Al Mahdar 377 173 45.9 93 51.4 80 40.8a
Al Ouidat O260 84 32.3 47 38.5 37 26.8a
Abou Zeid 204 49 24 32 29.9 17 17.5a
Al Gezeera Al Khadra 415 88 21.2 42 23.1 46 19.7
Abou Farag 237 39 16.5 20 20.2 19 13.8
Total 1493 433 29b 234 33.9 199 24.8
  1. aStatistically significant at p <0.05
  2. bDifferences between the village prevalence rates were statistically significant (X 2 = 86.42, p = 0.00)