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Table 2 Sex and age prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among primary school pupils in Wamakko Local Government Area, Sokoto

From: Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among primary school pupils in Wamakko Local Government, Sokoto State, Nigeria

Parameters No. of pupils examined No. pupils infected Prevalence (%) Mean count (eggs/10 ml)
Sex
 Males 293 145 49.49 14.30
 Females 107 47 43.93 4.98
Ages (years)
 4–6 years 35 22 62.86 6.50
 7–9 years 150 61 40.67 14.43
 10–12 years 154 82 53.25 10.33
 13 years and above 61 27 44.26 16.19
Total 400 192 48.00 12.02