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Table 4 Covariates included in the regression models used to estimate egg reduction rates among children infected with schistosomes following treatment with praziquatel

From: New approaches to measuring anthelminthic drug efficacy: parasitological responses of childhood schistosome infections to treatment with praziquantel

Covariate Levels  
  Schistosoma haematobium dataset Schistosoma mansoni dataset
Country Côte d’Ivoire Côte d’Ivoire
  Kenyaa Uganda
Dose 40 mg/kg 40 mg/kg
   60 mg/kg
Sex Male Male
  Female Female
Age group Younger SACa Pre-SAC (<5 years)
  Older SAC Younger SAC (5–11 years)
   Older SAC (12–17 years)
Follow-up time 21 daysa 21 days
   28 days
   42 days
  1. Abbreviation: SAC, school-age children
  2. aChildren in Kenya were all followed up for 42 days so follow-up was removed as a covariate