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Table 1 Scabies prevalence, severity, and diagnostic classification by municipality and age group

From: Prevalence of scabies and impetigo in school-age children in Timor-Leste

  Study sample, n Scabies cases and unweighted prevalence, n (%) AOR
(95% CI)
Severity Diagnostic classification
Very mild
n (%)
Mild
n (%)
Moderate
n (%)
Severe
n (%)
Clinical scabies B3
n (%)
Suspected scabies C1
n (%)
Suspected scabies C2
n (%)
Sex    
 Male 442 156 (35.3) Ref. 5 (3.2) 107 (68.6) 39 (25.0) 5 (3.2) 92 (59.0) 23 (14.7) 41 (26.3)
 Female 514 167 (32.5) 0.9 (0.7–1.2) 5 (3.0) 111 (66.5) 48 (28.7) 3 (1.8) 91 (54.5) 32 (19.2) 44 (26.3)
 Total n 956          
Age (years)    
 0–4 25 13 (52.0) 1.1 (0.5–2.7) 0 7 (53.8) 6 (46.2) 0 9 (69.2) 2 (15.4) 2 (15.4)
 5–9 445 170 (38.2) Ref. 7 (4.1) 106 (46.4) 53 (31.2) 4 (2.4) 99 (58.2) 31 (18.2) 40 (23.5)
 10–14 487 140 (28.7) 0.7* (0.5–0.9) 3 (2.1) 104 (74.3) 29 (20.7) 4 (2.9) 76 (54.3) 21 (15.0) 43 (30.7)
 15–18 8 1 (12.5) 0.3 (0.0–2.8) 0 1 (100) 0 0 0 1 (100) 0
 Total n 965          
Municipality    
 Dili 497 140 (28.2) Ref. 3 (2.1) 91 (65.0) 40 (28.6) 6 (4.3) 80 (57.1) 20 (14.3) 40 (28.6)
 Ermera 363 110 (30.3) 1.1 (0.5–2.3) 5 (4.5) 74 (67.3) 31 (28.2) 0 58 (52.7) 21 (19.1) 31 (28.2)
 Manufahi 183 98 (53.6) 3.5* (1.6–8.0) 5 (5.1) 66 (67.3) 24 (24.5) 3 (3.1) 60 (61.2) 15 (15.3) 23 (23.5)
 Total 1043 348 (33.4)   13 (3.7) 231 (66.4) 95 (27.3) 9 (2.6) 198 (56.9) 56 (16.1) 94 (27.0)
  1. NB. Discrepancy for sex, age, and overall totals exist because of missing demographic data. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ref reference category; * denotes significance at p < 0.05; B3: typical scabies lesions in a typical distribution and two history features consistent with clinical scabies; C1: typical scabies lesions in a typical distribution and one history feature