Journal of Parasitology Research / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence of Intestinal Helminths Infestation in Children Attending Princess Marie Louise Children’s Hospital in Accra, Ghana

Table 2

Prevalence of intestinal helminths species by sex of participants.

SexAscaris lumbricoides (%)Hookworm (%) value

Male ()8.711.80.48
Female ()6.18.2

The overall prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoides is 7.11% and hookworm is 10.22%.

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