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Table 1 Baseline data in selected communities

From: Important progress towards elimination of onchocerciasis in the West Region of Cameroon

Health district Community Kamgno 1996 (baseline data) [28] Katabarwa 2011 [29]
N1 Weighted nodule prevalence (%) N2 Weighted mf prevalence (%) CMFL (mf/ss) N1 Crude nodule prevalence (%) N2 Crude mf prevalence (%)
Bafang Bandoumven 29 51.7 64 65.1 5.79     
Bankambe 25 64.0 122 75.8 3.75     
Bandja Baving 31 35.5 45 75.3 7.10     
Bandjoun Lemgo 28 71.4 43 85.5 13.19     
Sé-Dembom 32 81.3 51 82.4 26.69     
Tsessè 29 75.9 42 85.6 13.18     
Bangangté Batchingou 29 75.9 84 72.3 7.67 247 11.7 247 18.2
Ndionzou 24 95.8 107 90.2 7.90     
Foumbot Kouffen 27 88.9 33 81.8 19.17     
Maka 30 76.7 53 76.9 20.16     
Mogni 29 79.3 38 78.3 33.16     
Kékem Bayon 27 55.6 127 83.5 6.79     
Massangam Makouopsap nd nd nd nd nd 99 43.4 99 59.6
Makpantoum nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
Mayakoué 25 88.0 61 91.1 18.76     
  1. Abbreviations: N1 Number of persons with clinical examination, N2 Number of persons with parasitological examination, mf microfilaria, nod nodule, CMFL community microfilarial load (microfilariae/skin snip), nd not done