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Table 2 Overview of reports on schistosomiasis-related morbidity in DRC

From: Schistosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a literature review

Province Locality/area Study design Study population Hepatomegaly prevalence (%) Splenomegaly prevalence (%) Urinary tract lesion prevalence (%) Anaemia prevalence (%) References
Kinshasa Mokali health area Cross-sectional SAC 41.6 [24]
Bas-Congo Konde-Kuimba Cross-sectional TP 40.0–54.0 8.0–22.0 [19]
Maniema Kindu and Kasongo Cross-sectional SAC 11.0 0.5 [29]
SOMINKI mining area Cross-sectional IP 3.0–45.0 9.0–22.0 9.0–36.0 [30]
SOMINKI mining area Cohort IP 15.8–28.8 6.4–29.0 [37]
Katanga Lac Lufira Cross-sectional IP 8–60 [41]
Eastern province Aru territory Cross-sectional SAC 15.6–38.0 22.0–59.2 [47]
Katanga Lac Lufira area Cross-sectional IP 29.5 34.4 21.6 [42]
Eastern Kasaï Kasansa health district Cross-sectional SAC 61.4 [27]
  1. Abbreviations: SOMINKI Société Minière du Kivu; TP total population; SAC school-age children; IP infected people