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Table 3 Prevalence of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases among preschool aged children by gender

From: Prevalence and risk factors of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases among preschool aged children (1–5 years) in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

Gender Frequency S. haematobium (95% CI) S. mansoni (95% CI) A. lumbricoides (95% CI) T. trichuris (95% CI) Hookworm (95% CI) Taenia species (95% CI)
Female 586 0.3%(0.00–0.74%) 0.3% (0.00–0.74%) 14.2% (11.64–17.31%) 0.7% (0.26–1.74%) 1.0% (0.47–0.23%) 4.0% (2.63–5.81%)
Male 557 1.3% (0.18–1.57%) 1.3% (0.61–2.58%) 18.0% (14.99–21.35%) 1.4% (0.73–2.81%) 1.8% (0.98–3.28%) 7.4% (2.63–5.81%)
Total 1143 1.0% (0.54–1.71%) 0.8% (0.42–1.49%) 16.0% (13.87–18.13%) 1.0% (0.42–1.58%) 1.4% (0.86–2.26%) 5.6% (4.51–9.07%)
χ2 (P-value)   2.05 (0.152) 3.06 (0.080) 3.05 (0.081) 1.56 (0.211) 1.23 (0.267) 6.38 (0.012)
  1. Note: Except where indicated as P-value, figures in brackets show 95% confidence intervals