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Table 1 Ivermectin intake based on oral declarations in the study population by age and sex

From: Relationship between oral declaration on adherence to ivermectin treatment and parasitological indicators of onchocerciasis in an area of persistent transmission despite a decade of mass drug administration in Cameroon

   IVM INTAKE   
  Gender 0 [1–3] [4–6] >7 Total  
Children Male 42 (16.2) 179 (69.1) 35 (13.5) 3 (1.2) 259  
  Female 40 (18.3) 137 (62.8) 37 (17.0) 4 (1.8) 218  
  Total 82 (17.2) 316 (66.2) 72 (15.1) 7 (1.5) 477 P = 0.508
Adults Male 169 (16.7) 347 (34.4) 265 (26.2) 229 (22.7) 1010  
  Female 116 (13.2) 293 (33.4) 278 (31.7) 190 (21.7) 877  
  Total 285 (15.1) 640 (33.9) 543 (28.8) 419 (22.2) 1887 P = 0.029
Total Male 211 (16.6) 526 (41.4) 300 (23.7) 232 (18.3) 1269  
  Female 156 (14.2) 430 (39.3) 315 (28.8) 194 (17.7) 1095  
  Total 367 (15.5) 956 (40.4) 615 (26.0) 426 (18.0) 2364 P = 0.031
  1. IVM Ivermectin