Table 1: Prevalence and intensity of intestinal helminths in eastern settings of Côte d’Ivoire.

Intestinal helminthsStudy villages
Ahéoua SoribadougouPokoukroPrakroYadioYaobabikro

Schistosoma mansoni, n ()9 (2.9)5 (1.4)13 (2.4)18 (6.2)1 (0.4)1 (0.6)
Ascaris lumbricoides, n ()0 (0.0)2 (0.6)8 (1.5)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
Trichuris trichiura, n ()2 (0.7)4 (1.2)2 (0.4)0 (0.0)2 (0.8)1 (0.6)
Hookworm, n ()
Geometric mean, epg126.4α313.1β135.2α162α139.3α141.4α
(95% CI)(22.7-703.4)(241.7-405.5)(107.3-170.4)(116.4-225.4)(68.8-282.2)(81.6-244.9)
Level of intensity
No, n′ (%)300 (98.0)250 (72.0)393 (73.3)216 (74.8)230 (94.3)160 (88.4)
Light, n (%)5 (1.6)90 (25.9)138 (25.7)70 (24.3)13 (5.3)20 (11.0)
Moderate, n (%)1 (0.4)2 (0.6)3 (0.6)2 (0.6)1 (0.4)0 (0.0)
Heavy, n (%)0 (0.0)5 (1.5)2 (0.4)1 (0.3)0 (0.0)1 (0.6)
Total, N ()306 (100)347 (100)536 (100)289 (100)244 (100)181 (100)

N: number of participants per study village, n: number of infected participants, n′: number of noninfected participants, epg: number of egg per gram of stool, %: percentage, Chi-squared test significant ( p≤0.05), and  Kruskal-Wallis and independent t-tests significant ( p≤0.05).