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Table 2 Prevalence and intensity of schistosomiasis by age group

From: Association of schistosomiasis and risk of prostate cancer development in residents of Murehwa rural community, Zimbabwe

Age group n (%) Schistosomiasis infected
n (%)
Mean schistosome egg count
(log10 ± SD)
p Value
(Mann-Whitney)
<  50 years 216 (59.0) 40 (10.9) 0.1902 ± 0.4580 0.002
>  50 years 146 (39.9) 9 (2.5) 0.07755 ± 0.3182
Missing ages 4 (1.1) 0 0  
Total 366 (100) 49 (13.4)