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Agreement among Four Prevalence Metrics for Urogenital Schistosomiasis in the Eastern Region of Ghana

Table 1

Descriptive statistics of variables used in each model.

Variables of interest BoysGirlsAll
Total (N)n (%)Total (N)n (%)Total (N)n (%)

Model 1a: agreement between measured hematuria and eggs in urine
Measured hematuria in 200930885 (27.6)349105 (30.1)657190 (28.9)
Eggs in urine in 200930857 (18.5)34986 (24.6)657143 (21.8)
Age in years in 2009
 6–10308140 (45.5)349127 (36.4)657267 (40.6)
 11–14308116 (37.7)349148 (42.4)657264 (40.2)
 15+30852 (16.9)34974 (21.2)657126 (19.2)
Town
 Adasawase308185 (60.1)349226 (64.8)657411 (62.6)
 Asamama308123 (39.9)349123 (35.2)657246 (37.4)

Models 1b and 1c: agreement between self-reported macrohematuria and swimming and measured hematuria
Measured hematuria29241 (14.0)34472 (20.9)636113 (17.8)
Self-reported macrohematuria29236 (12.3)34477 (22.4)636113 (17.8)
Self-reported swimming292127 (43.5)344198 (57.6)636325 (51.1)
Age in years in 2012
 6–10292116 (39.7)34499 (28.8)636215 (33.8)
 11–14292135 (46.2)344162 (47.1)636297 (46.7)
 15+29241 (14.0)34483 (24.1)636124 (19.5)
Town
 Akwaboso, Mampong, and Muoso292121 (41.4)344160 (46.5)636281 (44.2)
 Adasawase29284 (28.8)34491 (26.5)636175 (27.5)
 Asamama29287 (29.8)34493 (27)636180 (28.3)

Model 2a: agreement in measured hematuria in 2010 and 2012
Measured hematuria in 201011925 (21.0)12420 (16.1)24345 (18.5)
Measured hematuria in 201211923 (19.3)12423 (18.5)24346 (18.9)
Age in years in 2012
 6–1011930 (25.2)12422 (17.7)24352 (21.4)
 11–1411962 (52.1)12476 (61.3)243138 (56.8)
 15+11927 (22.7)12426 (21)24353 (21.8)
Town
 Akwaboso, Muoso11931 (26.1)12439 (31.5)24370 (28.8)
 Asamama11988 (73.9)12485 (68.5)243173 (71.2)

Models 2b and 2c: agreement between measured hematuria and eggs in urine in 2008 and 2009
Measured hematuria in 200813027 (20.8)17147 (27.5)30174 (24.6)
Measured hematuria in 200913010 (7.7)17124 (14)30134 (11.3)
Eggs in urine in 200813027 (20.8)17143 (25.1)30170 (23.3)
Eggs in urine in 200913010 (7.7)17129 (17)30139 (13)
Age in years in 2008
 6–1013038 (29.2)17142 (24.6)30180 (26.6)
 11–1413069 (53.1)17190 (52.6)301159 (52.8)
 15+13023 (17.7)17139 (22.8)30162 (20.6)

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