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Table 1 Baseline comparison of parasitic distribution between rural area and farming area in Zimbabwe.

From: Efficacy of integrated school based de-worming and prompt malaria treatment on helminths -Plasmodium falciparum co-infections: A 33 months follow up study

Variable Overall Burma Valley farming area Nyamaropa rural area χ2
P. falciparum     
   Number examined 935 512 (100) 423 (100)  
   Infected n (%) 143 (15.3) 143 (27.9) 0 0.001
S. haematobium     
   Number examined n (%) 1279 599 (100) 680 (100)  
   Infected n (%) 767 (60.0%) 313 (52.3) 454 (66.8) 0.001
S. mansoni     
   Number examined 1249 577 (100) 672 (100)  
   Infected n (%) 214 (17.10 131 (22.7) 83 (12.4) 0.001
Hookworms     
   Number examined 1249 575 (100) 674 (100)  
   Infected n (%) 137 (11.0) 136 (23.7) 1 (0.1) 0.001
A. lumbricoides     
   Number examined 1249 575 (100) 674 (100)  
   Infected n (%) 12 (1.0) 12 (2.1) 0 0.001
T. trichiura     
   Number examined 1249 575 (100) 674 (100)  
   Infected n (%) 13 (1.0) 13 (2.3) 0 0.001