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Table 2 The prevalence and infection intensity of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, hookworm and Schistosoma mansoni infections in 6 primary schools in Jimma town and Kore village, Jimma zone, Southwest Ethiopia

From: Comparison of individual and pooled stool samples for the assessment of intensity of Schistosoma mansoni and soil-transmitted helminth infections using the Kato-Katz technique

School ID Number A. lumbricoides T. trichiura Hookworm S. mansoni
Prevalence (%) Mean FEC (EPG) Prevalence (%) Mean FEC (EPG) Prevalence (%) Mean FEC (EPG) Prevalence (%) Mean FEC (EPG)
School 1 60 26.7 4,661.6 45.0 289.6 8.3 13.2 23.3 54.8
School 2 60 20.0 3,279.2 38.3 284.8 10.0 12.0 13.3 31.2
School 3 60 43.3 7,218.8 40.0 126.0 18.3 31.2 30.0 36.0
School 4 60 1.7 25.2 31.7 26.4 31.7 42.0 31.7 59.6
School 5 60 8.3 83.2 16.7 10.8 26.7 110.0 46.7 98.0
School 6 60 8.3 310.0 13.3 18.4 31.7 35.6 6.7 4.4
Total 360 18.1 2,596.3 30.8 126.0 21.1 40.7 25.3 47.3
  1. FEC faecal egg counts, EPG eggs per gram of stool