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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of S. mansoni and STHs among preschool children in Mbita, western Kenya

From: A high-intensity cluster of Schistosoma mansoni infection around Mbita causeway, western Kenya: a confirmatory cross-sectional survey

  Overall n = 813 Location  
Prevalence (95% CI) Gembe West (n = 244) Gembe East (n = 186) Rusinga West (n = 232) Rusinga East (n = 151) P
Parasite       
S. mansoni 45.1 (41.7–48.5) 135 (55.3%) 36 (19.4%) 124 (53.4%) 98 (64.9%) < 0.0001a
  Light1 28.9 (25.8–32.0) 60 (24.5%) 29 (15.6%) 86 (37.1%) 60 (39.7%) < 0.0001a
  Moderate2 10.6 (8.4–12.7) 28 (11.3%) 7 (3.8%) 24 (10.3%) 27 (17.9%) < 0.0001a
  Heavy3 5.7 (4.1–7.3) 21 (8.6%) 0 (0.0%) 14 (6.0%) 11 (7.3%) < 0.0001b
 STHs
  Hookworm 1.1 (0.4–1.8) 4 (1.6%) 2 (1.1%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (1.3%) 0.1516b
  A. lumbricoides 1.8 (0.9–2.8) 5 (2.0%) 3 (1.6%) 2 (0.9%) 5 (3.3%) 0.3641b
  T. trichiura 1.1 (0.4–1.8) 2 (0.8%) 2 (1.1%) 3 (1.3%) 2 (1.3%) 0.9383b
Residence location
 Near (< 508.1 m)4 406 (49.9%) 121 (49.5%) 60 (32.3%) 125 (53.9%) 103 (68.2%) < 0.0001a
  1. 11–99 eggs per gram of feces (EPG)
  2. 2100–399 EPG
  3. 3≥ 400 EPG
  4. 4Participant’s residence distance to lakeshore grouped into near, i.e., < 508.1 m based on median distance
  5. aChi-square test
  6. bFisher’s exact test