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Table 3 Proportions of individuals in defined mf load groups 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

   Mf load group   
  Gender 0mf 1-50mf 51-100mf >100mf Total  
Children Male 124 (47.9) 118 (45.6) 9 (3.5) 8 (3.1) 259  
  Female 116 (53.2) 94 (43.1) 4 (1.8) 4 (1.8) 218  
  Total 240 (50.3) 212 (44.4) 13 (2.7) 12 (2.5) 477 P = 0.434
Adults Male 528 (52.3) 431 (42.7) 27 (2.7) 24 (2.4) 1010  
  Female 486 (55.4) 367 (41.8) 11 (1.3) 13 (1.5) 877  
  Total 1014 (53.7) 798 (42.3) 38 (2.0) 37 (2.0) 1887 P = 0.056
Total Male 652 (51.4) 549 (43.3) 36 (2.8) 32 (2.5) 1269  
  Female 602 (55.0) 461 (42.1) 15 (1.4) 17 (1.6) 1095  
  Total 1254 (53.0) 1010 (42.7) 51 (2.2) 49 (2.1) 2364 P = 0.017