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Table 3 Details of diagnosis and severity for scabies and impetigo

From: Prevalence of scabies and impetigo in the Solomon Islands: a school survey

  Overall
(N = 324)
Male
(N = 156)
Female
(N = 168)
Age
Years 4–6
(N = 35)
Age
Years 7–9
(N = 121)
Age
Years 10–12
(N = 132)
Age
Years 13–15
(N = 36)
Scabies n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Prevalence 176 (54.3) 99 (63.5) 77 (45.8) 12 (34.3) 66 (54.6) 81 (61.4) 17 (47.2)
Category
 B1: Burrows* 4 (2.3) 2 (2) 2 (2.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (3.7) 1 (5.9)
 B3: Clinical scabies 128 (72.7) 73 (73.7) 55 (71.4) 9 (75) 47 (71.2) 64 (79) 8 (47.1)
 C1: Suspected scabies 41 (23.3) 25 (25.2) 16 (20.8) 3 (25) 16 (24.2) 13 (19.7) 9 (52.9)
 C2: Suspected scabies 7 (4) 1 (1) 6 (7.8) 0 (0) 3 (4.5) 4 (6.1) 0 (0)
Severity
 Mild (1–10) 121 (68.8) 67 (67.7) 54 (70.1) 8 (66.7) 46 (69.7) 53 (65.4) 14 (82.4)
 Moderate (11–49) 41 (23.3) 22 (22.2) 19 (24.7) 4 (33.3) 15 (22.7) 20 (24.7) 2 (11.8)
 Severe (≥ 50) 14 (8) 10 (10.1) 4 (5.2) 0 (0) 5 (7.6) 8 (9.9) 1 (5.9)
Impetigo n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Prevalence 104 (32.1) 65 (41.7) 39 (23.2) 14 (40) 44 (36.4) 35 (26.5) 11 (30.6)
Severity
 Very Mild (≥ 5) 86 (82.7) 52 (80.0) 34 (87.2) 12 (85.7) 39 (88.6) 25 (71.4) 10 (90.9)
 Mild (6–10) 12 (11.5) 8 (12.3) 4 (10.3) 2 (14.3) 4 (9.1) 6 (17.1) 0 (0)
 Moderate (11–49) 3 (2.9) 2 (3.1) 1 (2.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (5.7) 1 (9.1)
 Severe (≥50) 3 (2.9) 3 (4.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.3) 2 (5.7) 0 (0)
  1. *Individuals with burrows were additionally categorized as either B3, C1 or C2