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Table 2 Prevalence and intensity of S. haematobium by occupation adults aged 20–55 years

From: Urogenital schistosomiasis in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique: baseline findings from the SCORE study

Main occupation No. of individuals examined No. of individuals infected (%) Intensity of S. haematobium infection
Arithmetic mean intensity of infectiona Heavy infection (%)
Farmer 3971 1805 (45.5) 46.7 276 (15.3)
Teacher 73 31 (43.7) 49.9 5 (16.1)
Student 45 21 (46.7) 103.4 12 (57.1)
Other 66 21 (31.8) 103.4 3 (14.3)
Total 4154 1877 49.8 297 (15.8)
  1. aThere was no statistical difference between prevalence or intensity of infection by occupation in the univariate logistic regression, controlling for sex and age