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Table 2 Prevalence and multiplicity of soil-transmitted helminth infection in school children in Suka village

From: Prevalence and risk factors of soil-transmitted helminthiasis among school children living in an agricultural area of North Sumatera, Indonesia

Variables Number positive (N = 468) Prevalence (%)
STH Species
Ascaris lumbricoides 188 40.17
Trichuris trichiura 156 33.33
 Hookworms 16 3.42
Infection types
 Mono-infection 182 67.91
 Dual infection 83 30.97
 Triple infection 3 1.12
Gender
 Female 133 49.6
 Male 135 50.4
Age group
 6–10 years 170 63.4
  > 10 years 98 36.6