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Table 2 Prevalence of individual STHs among children aged 0–2 years from selected rural and urban communities

From: Prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth infection among children under 2 years from urban and rural settings in Ogun state, Nigeria: implication for control strategy

Community No. examined Parasites
N (%)
A. Lumbricoides T. trichuria Hook worm
Urban 50 (48.5) 28 (56.0)* 8 (16.0) 19 (38.0)*
Rural 53 (51.5) 42 (79.2) 11 (20.8) 32 (60.4)
Total 103 (100.0) 70 (68.0%) 19 (18.5) 51 (49.5)
  1. Values asterisk (*) connotes significant difference in a column