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Table 2 Intensity of infection for T. trichiura, A. lumbricoides and S. mansoni by age group and sex

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

Age Status of Helminths infection §
T. trichiura A. lumbricoides S. mansoni
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Neg light moderate heavy Neg Light Moderate Heavy Neg Light Moderate Heavy
 < 9 71 52 14 2 85 26 25 5 119 10 7 3
 10-19 39 57 14 1 51 23 35 4 71 17 8 15
 20-29 48 38 10 2 53 23 18 3 77 13 3 5
 30-39 22 9 6 0 17 10 9 1 25 6 5 1
 40-49 13 7 2 1 11 6 5 1 20 2 1 0
 ≥50 11 9 0 0 12 4 4 1 17 3 0 1
Total   172 46 6   92 87 15   51 24 25
Sex             
 Male 108 98 25 3 122 49 55 8 173 32 14 16
 Female 96 74 21 3 107 43 41 7 156 19 10 9
  1. Neg, No intestinal parasites; § Infection status was defined according to classes of intensity used by WHO (WHO, 2002.