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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of S. mansoni with age and sex at Ayder referral hospital, 2016

From: Under diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis in a referral hospital, North Ethiopia

  S. mansoni infection Total n (%)
Positive n (%) Negative n (%) Mean intensity (EPG)
Gender
 Male 23 (15.8) 123 (84.2) 201 146 (100)
 Female 17 (12.7) 117 (87.3) 169 134 (100)
Age (years)
 5–9 4 (9.3%) 39 (90.7%) 203 43 (100)
 10–14 9 (17.6) 42 (82.4) 224 51 (100)
 ≥ 15 27 (14.5) 159 (85.5) 168 186 (100)