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Table 2 Number of participants (n), prevalence (%) and infection intensity of each soil-transmitted helminth

From: A cross-sectional survey of soil-transmitted helminthiases in two Myanmar villages receiving mass drug administration: epidemiology of infection with a focus on adults

    Any STH Ascaris lumbricoides Trichuris trichiura Hookworm
   n n % (95% CI)a n % (95% CI) Mean EPG
(95% CI)
n % (95% CI) Mean EPG
(95% CI)
n % (95% CI) Mean EPG (95% CI)
Overall 712 198 27.81 (24.54–31.26) 38 5.34 (3.80–7.25) 1173.40 (610.36–2712.98) 129 18.12 (15.36–21.15) 66.27 (45.97–103.08) 62 8.71 (6.74–11.02) 33.88 (20.56–73.34)
Sex Male 385 93 28.44 (23.61–33.66) 10 3.06 (1.48–5.55) 203.82 (72.36–592.41) 52 15.90 (12.11–20.32) 42.20 (26.47–69.77) 43 13.15 (9.68–17.30) 63.78 (35.89–145.84)
Female 327 105 27.27 (22.88–32.01) 28 7.27 (4.89–10.34) 1996.92 (947.23–5134.87) 77 20.00 (16.12–24.35) 86.71 (52.28–154.21) 19 4.94 (3.00–7.60) 8.48 (4.80–14.96)
Age group (years) 2–4 53 12 22.64 (12.28–36.21) 3 5.66 (1.18–15.66) 2416.75 (127.70–11,117.89) 9 16.98 (8.07–29.80) 62.49 (27.62–123.62) 2 3.77 (0.46–12.98) 47.09 (0.00–141.28)
5–14 158 57 36.08 (28.6–44.09) 16 10.13 (5.90–15.92) 3746.43 (1524.27–10,976.88) 48 30.38 (23.32–38.19) 156.46 (92.96–283.56) 2 1.27 (0.15–4.50) 2.13 (0.00–7.59)
15–24 77 24 31.17 (21.09–42.74) 5 6.49 (2.14–14.51) 849.35 (141.82–3466.98) 16 20.78 (12.37–31.54) 141.82 (34.60–469.19) 9 11.69 (5.49–21.03) 21.82 (9.66–45.29)
25–39 174 48 27.59 (21.09–34.86) 4 2.30 (0.63–5.78) 71.45 (15.72–272.93) 28 16.09 (10.97–22.41) 17.52 (10.90–27.81) 22 12.64 (8.10–18.51) 66.76 (23.59–257.37)
40+ 250 57 22.80 (17.75–28.51) 10 4.00 (1.93–7.23) 150.43 (39.46–434.28) 28 11.20 (7.57–15.78) 20.74 (11.33–41.75) 27 10.80 (7.24–15.32) 31.97 (16.90–62.94)
  1. a% represents the percentage positive in each group
  2. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; EPG, eggs per gram of faeces; STH, soil-transmitted helminth