Table 2

Effect of intervention on prevalence of schistosomiasis among 262 primary school children in Nyamaropa rural area in Zimbabwe

Parasite

Prevalence (95%CI)

Baseline

6 months

12 months

33 months


S. haematobium

Overall

65.3(59.2-71.0)

27.5(22.2-33.3)

18.3(13.8-23.5)

34.0 (28.3-40.1)

    Sex

Males

70.9(62.1-78.6)

27.6(20.0-36.2)

18.9(12.5-26.8)

37.0(28.6-46.0)

Females

60.0(51.2-60.3)

27.4(20.1-35.7)

17.8(11.7-25.3)

31.1(23.4-39.6)

S. mansoni

Overall

9.5(6.3-13.8)

7.3(4.4-11.1)

5.7(3.3-9.3)

0.0

    Sex

Males

7.1(3.3-13.0)

6.3(2.8-12.0)

7.9(3.8-14.0)

0.0

Females

11.9(6.9-18.5)

8.1(4.1-14.1)

3.7(1.2-8.4)

0.0


Midzi et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11:9   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-9

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