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Table 4 Reporting of history features

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

  Total (N = 290) With scabies (N = 176) Without scabies (N = 114)
Itch n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI)
Itch present 165 56.9 (51–62.7) 144 81.8 (75.3–87.2) 21 18.4 (11.8–26.8)
Contact History
 House contact with itch 97 33.5 (28–39.2) 76 43.2 (35.8–50.8) 21 18.4 (11.8–26.8)
 School contact with itch 152 52.4 (46.5–58.3) 117 66.5 (59–73.4) 35 30.7 (22.4–40)
 House contact with scabies rash 76 27.2 (22.2–32.8) 65 36.9 (29.8–44.5) 14 12.3 (6.9–19.7)
 School contact with scabies rash 177 61 (55.2–66.7) 132 75 (67.9–81.2) 45 39.5 (30.4–49.1)
 Contact history positive* 222 76.6 (71.2–81.3) 162 92.1 (87–95.5) 60 52.6 (43.1–62.1)
  1. *Contact history was considered positive if responses to any of the four questions were positive