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Table 1 STH and S. mansoni overall prevalence (%), prevalence comparison between non-enrolled and enrolled children, and two-sample test of proportions of prevalence among pre-school aged children in Busia County, Kenya

From: Soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis among pre-school age children in a rural setting of Busia County, Western Kenya: a cross-sectional study of prevalence, and associated exposures

InfectionsOverall
(n = 653)
Enrolled children
(n = 327)
Non-enrolled children
(n = 326)
Two-sample test of proportions
(Z-test, p-value)
STH Combined17.0 (13.1–22.1)19.3 (8.6–43.5)14.7 (9.1–23.9)Z = 1.545; p = 0.122
Hookworms1.2 (1.2–1.2)1.2 (0.5–3.0)1.2 (0.5–3.1)Z = -0.004; p = 0.997
A. lumbricoides8.3 (8.2–8.3)8.3 (3.0–22.6)8.3 (4.7–14.5)Z = -0.012; p = 0.991
T. trichiura12.9 (7.0–23.5)16.9 (6.8–41.9)8.9 (4.3–18.2)Z = 3.024; p = 0.003
S. mansoni11.8 (11.0–12.9)12.3 (7.0–21.6)11.3 (5.2–24.8)Z = 0.350; p = 0.727