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Table 1 Prevalence (%) of S. mansoni and other intestinal helminth infections among schoolchildren in Bochessa Primary School children, Ziway, 2011

From: Schistosoma mansoni and other intestinal parasitic infections in schoolchildren and vervet monkeys in Lake Ziway area, Ethiopia

Helminth species Kato-Katz Formol-ether Prevalence difference (95% CI) P value for the difference
S. mansoni 35.7 39.3 3.6 (− 0.4, 11.6) 0.3789
T. trichiura 26.9 36.1 9.2 (1.5, 16.9) 0.0191
A. lumbricoides 24.1 35.6 11.5 (4.0, 19.0) 0.0029
E. vermicularis 2.1 2.9 0.8 (− 0.02, 0.33) 0.544
Hookworms 2.1 10.0 7.9 (4.0, 11.8) < 0.001
S. stercoralis 1.4
H. nana 1.07 4.3 3.2 (0.1, 5.9) 0.0181
Taenia spp. 2.1 2.9 0.8 (− 0.2, 3.4) 0.544