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Research Article

Efficacy of Mebendazole and Praziquantel against Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Schistosoma mansoni Infections among Schoolchildren in Northwest Ethiopia

Table 2

Prevalence of STHs and S. mansoni infections among children at Andasa primary school in Bahir Dar Zuria district, northwest Ethiopia, 2018.

Helminths speciesAgeSexTotal (, %)
7-10 (, %)11-14 (, %)15-18 (, %)Male (, %)Female (, %)

A. lumbricoides23 (5.45)46 (10.9)20 (4.7)43 (10)46 (10.9)89 (21.1)
Hookworm spp40 (9.47)83 (19.66)25 (5.9)79 (18.7)69 (16.4)148 (35.1)
S. mansoni16 (3.79)33 (7.8)10 (2.36)35 (8.3)24 (5.7)59 (13.9)
Total79 (18.72)162 (38.38)55 (13.03)157 (37.2)139 (32.9)296 (70.1)

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