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Table 2 An overview of the extracted data considered for final analysis

From: Prevalence and distribution of soil-transmitted helminth infections in India

S.No. Author [cite ID] Year Study Design Study Date Location Sample Size Age Group STH (%) Technique
AL TT HW
Kashmir
 1 Wani [11]
2008
Cross sectional March-Nov. 2007 Kashmir valley 2256 0–15 68.3 27.92 -- Direct smear, zinc sulphate flotation, stolls egg counting technique.
 2 Wani [12]
2010
Cross sectional ND Gurez valley 352 1–15 71.18 26.42 -- Kato-Katz thick smear technique
 3 Wani [13]
2007
Cross sectional ND Kupwara 312 4–15 69.23 30.76 -- Direct smear and zinc sulphate flotation concentration
 4 Singh [14]
2010
Cross sectional Jan 2002 to Dec 2003 Srinagar 514 5–14 28 5 -- Iodine staining, Saline or zinc sulphate centrifugal floatation or sedimentation techniques
Delhi
 5 Ranjan [15]
2013
Cross sectional Nov-Jan. Civil lines zone 347 5–15 8.1 3.7 3.7 Semi quantitative katokatz technique
Chandigarh
 6 Sehgal [16]
2010
Cross sectional Oct-Nov 2007 Urban slums 87 Pregnant women 3.4 -- -- Direct wet smear
Uttarakhand
 7 Bora [17]
2006
Cross sectional August 2005 Pauri Garhwal, 257 9–10 28.8 1.9 5.1 Kato-katz technique
Himachal Pradesh
 8 Barda [18]
2013
Cross srctional Jan-Apr 2012 Dharamshala 80 11–15 11.3    Direct smear, Formolether concentration, mini-FLOTAC
Uttar Pradesh
 9 Bisht [19]
2011
Cross sectional June 2008 – Dec. 2009 Ghaziabad 335 <14 2.4 1.8 1.2 Normal saline, lugol iodine
 10 Rashid [20]
2011
Cross sectional Jan.-June 2010 Bareilly 320 5–16 9.68 1.56   Direct wet smear examination
 11 Nitin [21]
2007
Cross sectional May 2004-May 2006 Lucknow Alambagh, Mati 1071 1.5–85 A-0.6
M-2.4
-- M-0.7 Wet mount examination
 12 Awasthi [22]
2008
Cross sectional July-Sept.2007 Gyanpur 909 14.56 months mean age 41.9 2.6 6.1 Formol ether
Madhya Pradesh
 13 Tripathi [23]
2014
Cross sectional July-Aug 2013 Kajli Kheda, Bhopal 300 6–12 4 -- 0.02 Saline wet mount,
Iodine wet mount
Rajasthan
 14 Choubisa [24]
2012
Cross sectional Oct.2010-Sep. 2011 Udaipur 224 Below 60 4.46 0.44 0.89 Lugol iodine, formol ether concentration
Gujarat
 15 Shobha [25]
2013
Cross sectional Feb-Dec 2008 Urban slum, Baroda 880 <1 to >25 2.04 -- 0.11 Wet smear (saline mount) examination and iodine mount. Formalin—ether sedimentation concentration
 16 Lakhani [26]
2013
Cross sectional Jun-Oct Piparia Village, Vadodara District 140 6–12 3.6 0.7 3.6 Saline wet mounts as well as Lugol’s Iodine wet mounts, Formol ether concentration technique
Bihar
 17 Pandey [27]
2013
Cross sectional ND Terai belt 404 5–65 45.79 -- 8.16 Saline and iodine wet mount
 18 Greenland [28]
2015
Cross sectional Jan-Feb 2011 Araria, Aurangabad, Muzaffarpur and Gopalganj 1157 4–17 51.9 4.7 41.8 Kato-Katz smear
Jharkhand
  Awasthi [22]
2008
Cross sectional July-Sept. 2007 Murhu 909 14.56 months mean age 22.3 2.6 1.5 Formol ether
Assam
 19 Narain [29]
2004
Cross sectional ND Upper Assam 265 2-all ages 55 59 45 Formol-ether concentration method
 20 Traub [30]
2004
Cross sectional July-Sept. 2000 Phulbari
Addabarie
Balipara
328 0–60 year 38 43 43 Water sedimentation technique followed by zinc sulphate centrifugation, katokatz technique
 21 These [31]
2009
Cross sectional Feb-Sept 2008 Dibrugarh 1029 5 to 13 63 19 1.7 Direct and formal ether concentration methods
 22 Sharma [32]
2012
Cross sectional ND Barpeta, Bongaigaon,
Kamrup, Dibrugarh
2499 Adolescent girls,
Mean
13.6 ± 1.1
10.6 6.2 3.9 Formalin-ether method
Manipur
 23 Singh [33]
2004
Cross sectional Sept. 1998-October 2000 Urban and rural areas 1010 5–10 19.6 2.18 0.09 Wet film, iodine preparation, formol ether techniques
 24 Pukhrambam [34]
2013
Cross sectional May-Jul 2012 Urban slum (Hatta, Golapatti) 255 1–5 21.5 -- -- Saline and iodine mount method
Maharashtra
 25 Dambhare [35]
2010
Cross sectional Oct.-Nov. 2009 Wardha (Karanji kaji village) 172 6–14 0.6 -- 1.2 Iodine staining of wet mounts
 26 Aher [36]
2012
Cross sectional ND Ahmadnagar, Loni 624 6–12 years. 1.9 -- 0.9 Saline and iodine preparation
 27 Avhad [37]
2012
Cross sectional June 2011-april 2012 Aurangabad 547 9–10 22.85 10.05 1.1 Kato-katz technique
West Bengal
 28 Mukherjee [38]
2013
Cross sectional ND Sunderbans
Bankura, birbhum
Midnapore, Bardhman
Kolkata
1192 10–15 11 1.8 -- Kato-katz technique
 29 Sur [39]
2005
Cross sectional May 2002-July 2003 Tiljala, Kolkata 263 2–5 53 -- -- Direct wet preparation, saline and iodine mount, formalin concentration technique
Andhra Pradesh
 30 Naish [40]
2004
Cross sectional Dec. 1997-Dec.1998 Peda Jalaripet
Vishakhapatnam
204 5–9 91 72 54 Modified formol ether sedimentation technique was used
 31 Padmaja [41]
2014
Cross sectional Nov. 2013-January 2014 Amalapuram 200 Around 8 6 7.5 4.5 Saline and iodine preparations, formal ether concentration methods.
 32 Panda [42]
2012
Cross sectional Dec 2008-Jan 2009 Kondavelagada village, Vizianagaram district 124 6–9 -- -- 4.8 Saline& Iodine preparation
Puducherry
 33 Ragunathan [43]
2010
Cross sectional March-Sept. 2006 Puducherry 1172 5–10 43.21 10.87 28.89 Formol ether sedimentation, iodine saline wet mount
Karnataka
 34 Golia [44]
2014
Cross sectional Jun-Sep 2013 Kavalbyrasandra, Bangalore 258 6–12 8.1 5.4 1.2 Normal saline, iodine preparation and formalin ether sedimentation concentration technique.
Tamil Nadu
 35 Kattula [45]
2014
Cross sectional Dec. 2008-Aug-2009 Vellore, thiruvanamalai 3706 6–14 1.21 0.8 6.28 Saline and iodine wet preparation, McMaster egg counting technique
 36 Krishnan [46]
2013
Cross sectional ND Melmaruvathur 25 5–10 20 5 10 Saline and iodine preparation, salt flotation technique and zinc sulphate flotation technique
 37 Fernandez [47]
2002
Cross sectional Sept-March 2000 Chennai
Kadallur
125 3–14 52.8 45.6 37.6 Saline and Lugol’s iodine zinc sulphate concentration technique
 38 Dhanabal [48]
2014
Cross sectional Jan.-Jun 2013 South Chennai 256 0–50 6.2 1.1   Saline and iodine wet mount, 10% formalin sedimentation and flotation
 39 Sunish [49]
2015
Cross sectional 2001 Villupuram
(Tirukoilur)
(Mugaiyur)
321-T
325-M
9–10 54.83-T
52.92-M
4.67-T
6.77-M
16.51-T
8.31-M
Kato Katz cellophane thick smear technique
  1. (AL A. Lumbricoides, TT T. trichiura, HW Hookworm, ND Not defined)