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Table 1 Seroprevalence of T. cruzi infection and demographic attributes according to the village of residence in Area I of Pampa del Indio, Chaco

From: High levels of human infection with Trypanosoma cruzi associated with the domestic density of infected vectors and hosts in a rural area of northeastern Argentina

Village group No. of houses % Creoles % born after the intervention programme % males % ≤ 15 years-old % houses with ≥ 1 infected person No. of examined inhabitants Human seroprevalence
% 95% CI
10 de Mayo 28 15.6 3.1 43.8 51.0 67.9 96 47.9 38.2–57.8
SV-LL-BV-CV 39 100.0 5.6 47.8 52.2 74.4 161 42.2 34.9–50.0
3L-CO-H 19 19.4 11.1 45.8 50.0 73.7 72 44.4 33.5–55.9
CT-CHU-RI 52 72.4 7.5 49.1 52.6 73.1 228 39.9 33.8–46.4
Fortín Brown 16 87.7 3.5 40.4 54.4 56.3 57 22.8 13.7–35.3
LUG 22 100.0 5.2 55.8 48.1 68.2 77 32.5 23.0–43.6
Total 176 69.8 6.2 47.8 51.7 71.0 691 39.8 36.2–43.5
  1. Abbreviations: SV El Salvaje, LL La Loma, BV Las Bravas, CV Los Ciervos, 3L Tres Lagunas, CO Colonia Ombú, H La Herradura, CT Campo los Toros, CHU Las Chuñas, RI Santa Rita, LUG Santos Lugares