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Table 2 Prevalence and intensity of schistosome infection among school-aged children, overall and by location

From: Land use impacts on parasitic infection: a cross-sectional epidemiological study on the role of irrigated agriculture in schistosome infection in a dammed landscape

Species Measure Overall River Lake
Schistosoma haematobium Observations 1232 529 703
  Presence [n (%)] 805 (65.3) 228 (43.1) 577 (82.1)
  Intensity [GM (SD)] 5.2 (86.8) 1.4 (39.8) 11.6 (106.3)
S. mansoni Observations 1222 527 695
  Presence [n (%)] 208 (17.0) 68 (12.9) 140 (20.1)
  Intensity [GM (SD)] 1.0 (215.7) 0.6 (87.7) 1.4 (274.8)
  1. GM geometric mean, SD standard deviation
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