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Table 3 Species-specific pooled prevalence estimates for STH infections

From: Prevalence and distribution of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Nigerian children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Parasites Number of studies Pooled prevalence estimates 95% CI Heterogeneity
Sample size Positives Prevalence (%) I2 (%) Q-P
Ascaris lumbricoides 38 29 177 13 006 44.6 44.0–45.2 99.4 0.000
Hookworms 34 25 634 5898 23.0 22.5–23.5 99.5 0.000
Strongyloides stercoralis 15 10 581 364 3.4 3.1–3.8 99.5 0.000
Trichuris trichiura 31 23 089 7373 31.9 31.3–32.5 99.4 0.000
  1. STH Soil-transmitted helminths, CI Confidence interval, I2 Inverse variance index, Q-P Cochran’s P-value