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Table 2 Distribution of the population recruited in the present study (n = 766) by age group, Paranaguá, Paraná, Brazil, 2015–2016

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasites, with emphasis on the molecular epidemiology of Giardia duodenalis and Blastocystis sp., in the Paranaguá Bay, Brazil: a community survey

Community N Age groupan (%)
0–4 5–9 10–14 15–19 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 > 59
Ilha do Mel 46 7 (15.2) 4 (8.7) 2 (4.3) 4 (8.7) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.2) 7 (15.2) 5 (10.9) 5 (10.9) 3 (6.5) 3 (6.5) 1 (2.2) 4 (8.7)
Ilha do Teixeira 58 6 (10.3) 3 (5.2) 4 (6.9) 4 (6.9) 0 (0.0) 4 (6.9) 8 (13.8) 3 (5.2) 4 (6.9) 2 (3.4) 2 (3.4) 6 (10.3) 12 (20.7)
Ilha do Amparo 90 11 (12.2) 13 (14.4) 18 (20.0) 4 (4.4) 6 (6.7) 1 (1.1) 7 (7.8) 7 (7.8) 6 (6.7) 2 (2.2) 5 (5.6) 4 (4.4) 6 (6.7)
Jardim Esperança 221 18 (8.1) 162 (73.3) 38 (17.2) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Ilha dos Valadares 286 23 (8.0) 187 (65.4) 63 (22.0) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.7) 3 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.4)
Ponta do Caju 65 1 (1.5) 43 (66.2) 21 (32.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Total 766 66 (8.6) 412 (53.8) 146 (19.1) 14 (1.8) 7 (0.9) 7 (0.9) 24 (3.1) 17 (2.2) 18 (2.3) 7 (0.9) 11 (1.4) 11 (1.4) 26 (3.4)
  1. Abbreviation: N number of individuals
  2. aFor practical purposes the age group > 59 years is an aggregate of the age groups 60–64, 65–69, 70–74, 75–79, 80–84, 85–89, 90–94, 95–99 and 100+ years