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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma mansoni infections among school children in Maksegnit and Enfranz Towns, northwest Ethiopia, March 2013

From: Prevalence of intestinal helminth infection among school children in Maksegnit and Enfranz Towns, northwestern Ethiopia, with emphasis on Schistosoma mansoni infection

School Age group (years) No. examined (% infected, epg)
Male Female Total
Maksegnit N1 5 - 9 46 (54.3, 260) 55 (23.6, 137) 101 (37.6, 218)
10 – 17 21 (66.7, 193) 20 (65, 124) 41 (65.9, 160)
Total 67 (58.2, 236) 75 (34.7, 130) 142 (45.6, 194)
Maksegnit N2 5 - 9 23 (43.5, 149) 43 (51.2, 116) 66 (48.9, 126)
10 – 17 60 (38.3, 243) 81 (33.3, 202) 141 (35.5, 221)
Total 83 (39.8, 215) 124 (39.5, 163) 207 (39.6, 183)
Selam 5 - 9 63 (61.9, 261) 60 (51.7, 250) 123 (56.9, 256)
10 – 17 42 (66.7, 339) 36 (66.7, 95) 78 (66.7, 232)
Total 105 (63.8, 294) 96 (57.3, 182) 201 (60.7, 243)
All schools combined 5 - 9 132 (56.1, 246) 158 (41.8, 183) 290 (48.3, 216)
10 – 17 123 (52.8, 274) 137 (46.7, 146) 260 (49.6, 211)
Total 255 (54.5, 259) 295 (44.1, 165) 550 (48.9, 213)