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Table 1 Prevalence and Intensity of S. haematobium based on sex,age, haematuria and proteinuria in Dulshatalo village, western Ethiopia

From: Efficacy of Praziquantel against Schistosoma haematobium in Dulshatalo village, western Ethiopia

Variable   Total examined Intensity of infection x 2 p-value
Sex    Light(<50 eggs/10 ml) Heavy(≥50 eggs/10 ml) Total   
  Male 246 108 38 146   
  Female 95 41 10 51   
  Total 341 149 48 197 0.85 0.36
  Geometric mean     15.32   
Age        
  < 5 14 4 1 5   
  5-14 150 67 37 104   
  15-24 90 43 2 45   
  25-34 43 17 3 20   
  35-44 23 10 1 11   
  ≥ 45 21 8 4 12   
  Total 341 149 48 197 20.12 0.003
Haematuria        
  Yes 234 122 47 169   
  No 107 27 1 28   
  Total 341 149 48 197 7.66 0.006
Proteinuria        
  Yes 259 125 47 172   
  No 82 24 1 25   
  Total 341 149 48 197 6.44 0.01