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Table 4 Frequency distribution of the study population in defined nodule 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

   Number of nodule   
  Gender 0 1 2 >3 Total  
Children Male 185 (71.4) 54 (20.8) 12 (4.6) 8 (3.1) 259  
  Female 173 (79.4) 29 (13.3) 12 (5.5) 4 (1.8) 218  
  Total 358 (75.1) 83 (17.4) 24 (5.0) 12 (2.5) 477 P = 0.123
Adults Male 574 (56.8) 244 (24.2) 119 (11.8) 73 (7.2) 1010  
  Female 572 (65.2) 189 (21.6) 68 (7.8) 48 (5.5) 877  
  Total 1146 (60.7) 433 (22.9) 187 (9.9) 121 (6.4) 1887 P = 0.001
Total Male 759 (59.8) 298 (23.5) 131 (10.3) 81 (6.4) 1269  
  Female 745 (68.0) 218 (19.9) 80 (7.3) 52 (4.7) 1095  
  Total 1504 (63.6) 516 (21.8) 211 (8.9) 133 (5.6) 2364 P < 0.001