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Table 2 Prevalence (%) of light, moderate and heavy intensity of S. mansoni infection

From: High prevalence of helminths infection and associated risk factors among adults living in a rural setting, central Kenya: a cross-sectional study

Category Classification of intensity of S. mansoni infection
Heavy Moderate Light
Overall 6.9 (5.0–9.5) 10.7 (8.3–13.8) 16.0 (13.0–19.5)
Gender
 Male 4.8 (2.3–9.9) 8.2 (4.8–14.2) 15.1 (10.2–22.2)
 Female 7.7 (5.4–11.1) 11.7 (8.8–15.7) 16.3 (12.8–20.7)
Age group
 18–29 9.8 (5.7–16.7) 10.6 (6.3–17.7) 17.9 (12.2–26.2)
 30–41 4.5 (2.4–8.6) 9.1 (5.8–14.1) 16.7 (12.2–22.8)
 42–53 5.5 (2.5–11.9) 9.1 (5.0–16.5) 15.5 (10.0–24.0)
 54–65 13.5 (6.7–27.0) 17.3 (9.5–31.5) 11.5 (5.4–24.7)
 >65 0.0 25.0 (9.0–69.6) 8.3 (1.2–59.2)