Journal of Parasitology Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Current Status of Soil-Transmitted Helminths among School Children in Kakamega County, Western Kenya

Table 3

Prevalence and mean intensity of soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) per sub-county.

Sub-countySTHs combinedHookwormA. lumbricoidesT. trichiura
Pr% (95% CI)Avg intensityPr% (95% CI)Avg intensityPr% (95% CI)Avg intensityPr% (95% CI)Avg intensity

Kakamega South44.7 (28.4–70.3)7029 (6285–7860)0.9 (0.1–62)120 (41–355)3.3 (26.6–70.4)7259 (6707–7857)1.4 (0.8–2.5)24 (19–30)
Kakamega East38.3 (27.8–52.6)7125 (4594–11050)0037.9 (27.9–51.6)7185 (4667–11064)0.3 (0–2.3)0
Kakamega Central52.1 (34.9–77.8)10768 (8822–13144)0052.1 (35–77.8)10763 (8808–13153)0.9 (0.1–6.9)264 (39–1804)

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