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Table 1 Prevalence of onchocerciasis in the Ndikinimeki Health District according to health areas, gender and age

From: Point prevalence mapping reveals hotspot for onchocerciasis transmission in the Ndikinimeki Health District, Centre Region, Cameroon

Variable No. of individuals examined No. of individuals infected Prevalence (%) (95% CI)
Health area
 Boutourou 116 25 21.6 (14.5–30.1)
 Makénéné 160 8 5.0 (2.1–9.6)
 Ndikinimeki 198 7 3.5 (1.4–7.1)
 Ndokowonen 37 1 2.7 (0–14.2)
 Nitoukou 40 0 0.0 (0–8.8)
 Nyokon 52 1 1.9 (0–10.3)
Gender group
 Males 307 34 11.1 (7.7–15.1)
 Females 296 8 2.7 (1.2–5.3)
Age group (years)
 5–19 217 5 2.3 (0.7–5.3)
 20–34 93 17 18.3 (11.0–27.6)
 35–49 109 8 7.3 (3.2–14.0)
 ≥ 50 184 12 6.5 (3.4–11.1)
Overall 603 42 7.0 (5.2–9.3)
  1. Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval