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Table 3 Day-to-day variations in status of children for S. mansoni infection based on age groups, sexes, location and intensity of infection as determined using single urine-CCA cassette test and duplicate Kato-Katz method

From: Day-to-day fluctuation of point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen test scores and faecal egg counts in children infected with Schistosoma mansoniin Ethiopia

Variable Number examined Number fluctuated over the three days of examination based on Kato-Katz (%) method Number fluctuated over the three days of examination based on the urine-CCA (%) test
Age group    
5-9 237 85 (35.9) 65 (27.4)
10-12 383 116 (30.3) 97 (25.30)
Total 620 201 (32.4) 162 (26.1)
X2 (p)   3.4 (0.180) 0.39 (0.531)
Sex    
Female 316 101 (31.9) 86 (27.5)
Male 304 100 (32.9) 76 (25.0)
X2(p)   0.03 (0.865) 0.52 (0.471)
Location    
Jiga 320 83 (25.9) 90 (28.1)
Harbu 300 118 (39.3) 72 (23.8)
X2(p)   13.23 (<0.01) 1.85 (0.174)
Intensity of infection    
Light 239 169 (70.7) 40 (20.1)
Moderate 73 13 (17.8) 5 (6.8)
Heavy 17 2 (11.8) 0 (0.0)
X2 (p)   85.35 (<0.01) 11.45 (0.003)