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Table 1 Distribution of egg-positive cases among symptomatic patients by ages and sex

From: An epidemiological study of pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis among pupils in the peri-urban zone of Kumba town, Meme Division, Cameroon

  Male Female Total
Age (years) number examined number positive (%) number examined number positive (%) number examined number positive (%)
< 5 12 4 (33.3) 13 1 (7.7) 25 5 (20)
6 – 10 70 12 (17.1) 105 7 (6.7) 175 19 (10.9)
11 – 15 63 9 (14.5) 44 5 (11.4) 107 14 (13.1)
> 15 2 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 2 0 (0.0)
Total 147 25 (17.0) 162 13 (8.0) 309 38 (12.3)