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Table 4 Number of infections harboured by preschool aged children by age

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

Age group Infections status
  No infection, n Mono-infection, n Poly-infection, n (%a)
1-year-old 31 4 0 (0)
2-year-old 94 9 1 (10.0)
3-year-old 176 22 5 (18.2)
4-year-old 251 70 27 (27.8)
5-year-old 344 90 19 (17.4)
  1. aNumber in brackets is poly-infection rate expressed as a percentage of poly-infections within infected PSAC