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Table 2 Prevalence and intensity of O. volvulus infection according to gender and Health District

From: High infection rates for onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in children under five not receiving preventive chemotherapy: a bottleneck to elimination

Variables No. children examined No. children with Skin mf Infection rate (95% CI)
Health Districts    
 Bafia 82 10 12.2% (6.8–21.2%)
 Ntui 169 6 3.6% (1.4–7.7%)
 Yabassi 67 5 7.5% (2.9–16.7%)
Gender    
 Males 162 14 8.7% (5.1–14.1%)
 Females 156 7 4.8% (2–9.1%)
Overall 318 21 6.6% (4.3–9.9%)
  1. No. number of; CI confidence interval; mf microfilariae