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Table 2 Prevalence and intensity of S. haematobium before and seven weeks after administration of PZQ based on sex, age and geometric mean egg count in Dulshatalo village, western Ethiopia

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

Variable   Intensity of infection before treatment Intensity of infection
After treatment
   Light (<50 Eggs/10 ml) Heavy (≥50 eggs/10 ml) Total Light (<50 eggs/10 ml) Heavy (≥50 eggs/10 ml) Total
Sex Male 87 36 123 13 1 14
Female 21 8 29 6 0 6
  Total 108 44 152 19 1 20
Age (Years)        
  < 5 3 1 4 0 0 0
  5-14 52 33 85 10 1 11
  15-24 35 3 38 5 0 5
  25-34 8 2 10 2 0 2
  35-44 8 1 9 1 0 1
  ≥ 45 1 5 6 1 0 1
  Total 108 44 152 19 1 20
GM(eggs/10 ml)   8.20 176.67 19.95 2.64 50 3.06