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Table 1 Prevalence and mean egg count/10 ml urine, by sex and age, among 350 school children in the Abeokuta North Local Government area

From: Efficacy of praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma haematobium infection among school-age children in rural communities of Abeokuta, Nigeria

Sex No Examined N = 350 No. Positive (%) No. Heavy (%) (≥50 egg/10 ml) No. Light (%) (<50 egg/10 ml) Geometric mean egg count/10 ml
Male 186 132 (70.9) 11 (5.9) 121 (65.1) 10.98
Female 164 113 (68.9) 5 (3.1) 108 (65.9) 7.37
p-value   0.73   0.30 0.91
Age (years)      
4–9 203 143 (70.4) 11 (5.4) 132 (65.0) 7.93
10–15 147 102 (69.4) 05 (3.4) 97 (66.0) 6.73
p-value   0.90   0.67 0.72