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Table 1

Prevalence of helminths in males and females among villagers. A and B are single and mixed infection cases, respectively.

Sex No. faeces examined Helminthic infection rate Single infection rate Single infection (A)
Al Tt Hw Tae MIF
Male395177 (44.8%)157 (39.7%)58 (14.7%)39 (9.9%)35 (8.9%)20 (5.1%)5 (1.3%)
Female588243 (41.3%)210 (35.7%)131 (22.3%)23 (3.9%)36 (6.1%)8 (1.4%)12 (2.0%)
Total
983
420 (42.7%)
367 (37.3%)
189 (19.2%)
62 (6.3%)
71 (7.2%)
28 (2.8%)
17 (1.7%)
SexNo. of faeces examinedMixed infectionsType of mixed infection (B)
Al-Tt
Al-Hw
Tae-Al
Tt-Hw
Tae-Hw
Tt-MIF
Tae-MIF
Tae-Al-Tt
Al-Tt-Hw
Tt-Hw-MIF
Tae-Tt-Hw
Male39520 (5.1%)7 (1.8%)3 (0.8%) 04 (1.0%)2 (0.5%)01 (0.3%)04 (1.0%)00
Female58833 (5.6%)9 (1.5%)8 (1.3%)3 (0.5%)3 (0.5%)02 (0.3%)01 (0.2%)3 (0.5%)2 (0.3%)1 (0.2%)
Total98353 (5.4%)16 (1.6%)11 (1.1%)3 (0.3%)7 (0.7%)2 (0.2%)2 (0.2%)1 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)7 (0.7%)2 (0.2%)1 (0.1%)

Al: Ascaris lumbricoides; Tt: Trichuris trichiura; Hw: hookworm; Tae: Taenia spp.; MIF: minute intestinal flukes.

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