Table 3

Comparisons of prevalence of hookworm infection severity at baseline and 3- and 12-months post-implementation.

Hookworm

Survey

No infection*

Mild infection* (<2000 epg*)

Moderate/severe* infection (> = 2000 epg)


n

Percent

95% CI

Percent

95% CI

Percent

95% CI

Baseline

366

23.8

16.4, 31.1

60.1

54.1, 66.1

16.1

11.3, 20.9

3-month

224

43.2

34.8, 52.7

54.5

45.5, 63.4

1.8

0.04, 3.5

12-month

295

77.0

71.5, 82.5

21.6

16.2, 26.9

1.4

0.1, 2.6


epg = eggs per gram

* Proportion estimation by survey, SE adjusted for clusters as village

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