Table 1

Overall infection rates by age group of the studied populations
Age groups Males Females Total Males Females Total
No Parasite + (%) No Parasite + (%) No Parasite + (%) No. Parasite + (%) No Parasite + (%) No Parasite + (%)
≤ 20 23 4 17.3 26 6 23 49 10 20.4 23 0 0 26 0 0 49 0 0
21-30 152 42 27.6 155 40 25.8 307 82 26.7 152 2 1.3 155 1 0.6 307 3 0.9
31-40 144 30 20.8 154 37 24.2 298 67 22.5 144 1 0.7 154 2 1.2 298 3 1
41-50 60 11 18.3 70 15 21.4 130 26 20 60 0 0 70 1 1.4 130 1 0.8
> 50 2 - 0 14 3 21.4 16 3 18.8 2 0 0 14 0 0 16 0 0
Total 381 87 22.8 419 101 24.1 800 188 23.5 381 3 0.8 419 4 0.9 800 7 0.9

Gastrointestinal infection rate Urinary parasitic infection rate.

Boaitey et al.

Boaitey et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:454   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-454

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