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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm in different age groups

From: Epidemiological and clinical correlates of malaria-helminth co-infections in southern Ethiopia

Age (years) No positive for parasites (%) EPG † (corresponding 95 % CI)
Hw Tt Al Sm Tt Al Sm
< 9 7 (16) 69 (30.4) 56 (27.6) 20 (20) 456 (351,651) 4,604 (27,577,686) 120 (65,223)
10-19 17 (16.3) 72 (31.7) 62 (30.5) 40 (40) 405 (289,567) 5,477 (32,479,234) 197 (121,320)
20-29 7 (16.3) 50 (22.0) 44 (21.8) 21 (21) 409 (266,627) 3,841 (20,777,102) 118 (63,219)
30-39 3 (7.0) 16 (7.0) 20 (9.8) 12 (12) 734(3,571,511) 5,078 (235,010,969) 108 (58,198)
40-49 4 (9.0) 10 (0.04) 12 (5.9) 3 (3) 560(1,152,709) 4,432 (125,415,667) 82 (8,825)
50+ 5 (11.6) 10 (0.04) 9 (4.4) 4 (4) 356 (169,537) 4,717 (359,921,622) 50 (4,521)
  43 (100) 227(100) 203 (100) 100(100) P=0.741 P=0.971 P=0.305
  1. N o, Number, Hw, Hookworm, Tt, T. trichiura, Al, A. lumbricoides, Sm, S. mansoni.
  2. EPG†, Eggs/g/faeces computed as geometric mean, CI, Confidence interval.