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Table 1 Prevalence of schistosomiasis in Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco - Brazil in 2000 and 2010

From: Schistosomiasis transmission and environmental change: a spatio-temporal analysis in Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco - Brazil

Districts Surveyed(n) Positives(n)S. mansoni Prevalence(%)
2000 2010 2000 2010 2000 2010
Merepe III 292 315 86 14 29.4 4.4
Salinas* 771 1,263 169 259 21.9* 20.6*
Socó 462 590 157 96 33.9 16.3
Pantanal 487 291 241 40 49.5 13.7
Total 2,012 2,459 653 409 32.4 16.6
  1. * p-value > 0.05 (i.e. without any statistically significant difference) – χ2 test.