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Table 2 Estimated pooled prevalences of canine gastrointestinal helminths in sub-Saharan Africa by sex and age

From: Epidemiology of canine gastrointestinal helminths in sub-Saharan Africa

Helminth Category Sample size No. positive Pooled prevalence 95% CI I2 (%)
Overall prevalence Male 4279 2569 62 45–78 99
Female 2965 1547 56 40–71 98
Immature 1932 1294 74 56–89 98
Mature 3394 1975 62 42–81 99
Puppy 400 247 71 45–91 94
Juvenile 559 286 60 32–85 97
Ancylostoma spp. Immature 1269 519 43 22–64 98
Mature 1677 587 35 18–55 98
Toxocara spp. Immature 1130 270 25 13–39 95
Mature 1550 150 9 2–20 97
  1. Abbreviation: CI confidence interval