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Table 1 The estimated population infected with C. sinensis globally in 2004

From: The global epidemiology of clonorchiasis and its relation with cholangiocarcinoma

Region 1990s# 2004 Note
Male Female Both
China Mainland 4701000 7870000 4620000 12490000 Reference[10] and[11]. The infected of the male and female is deduced from the sex ration of 1.0674[14] and the respective prevalence of 2.94% and 1.84%[10, 11].
Taiwan NK 56155 32965 89120 The total infected is deduced from a conservative prevalence of 0.40%[1] and the total population of 22.28 million[14]. The estimation for different sexes refers to that in mainland of China.
Hong Kong 333000 209825 123175 333000 The total infected adopts the estimation by WHO report in 1995[8] and the estimation for different sexes refers to that in mainland of China.
Macao 21000 13232 7768 21000
the Republic of Korea 950000 782383 391841 1174224 Reference[17].
Vietnam 1000000 630104 369896 1000000 The total infected adopts the estimation by WHO report in 1995[8] and the estimation for different sexes refers to that in mainland of China.
Russia 3000 1890 1110 3000
Total 7008000 9563589 5546755 15110344  
  1. # According to the figure issued by WHO in 1995[8]. NK: Not known.