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Table 3 Distribution of the intensity of infection in the study population stratified according to age, gender, school attended and clinical presentation

From: Prevalence and factors associated with urogenital schistosomiasis among primary school children in barrage, Magba sub-division of Cameroon

Parameter Number positive Average ova count (±SD) p-value
Age (years) <10 71 156.4 (±12.3) <0.001
≥10 86 144.7 (±10.5)
Gender M 89 154.6 (±11.1) 0.001
F 68 149.2 (±10.1)
School EP Matta Barrage 108 151.8 (±9.7) <0.001
EP Matta village 6 94.9 (±10.4)
EP Manbonko Bord 43 167.6 (±10.2)
Clinical presentation Pain on urination 44 151.3 (±11.1) <0.001
Increased frequency of urination 48 80.3 (±6.7)
Haematuria 121 177.9 (±9.8)