Journal of Parasitology Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

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

GenderSTHs combinedHookwormA. lumbricoidesT. trichiura
Pr% (95% CI)Avg intensityPr% (95% CI)Avg intensityPr% (95% CI)Avg intensityPr% (95% CI)Avg intensity

Male44.1 (37.2–52.4)7150 (5474–9339)0.3 (0–1.8)043.3 (36.4–51.5)7281 (5647–9386)1.4 (0.6–2.9)118 (32–432)
Female44.0 (32.6–59.3)9549 (7250–12577)0.3 (0–2.0)043.7 (32.2–59.3)9607 (7312–12624)0.3 (0–2.0)0

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