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Table 2 Prevalence of intestinal parasites in the participants (n = 861)

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors of human intestinal parasitic infections: a population-based study in the southeast of Kerman province, southeastern Iran

ParasiteNumber of infectedPrevalence (95%CIa)
Protozoa
Blastocystis hominis11413.3 (11.0 to 15.5)
Entamoeba coli9811.4 (8.7 to 15.4)
Giardia lamblia9210.6 (8.5 to 13.1)
Entamoeba histolytica/dispar141.5 (0.8 to 2.6)
Iodamoeba bütschlii111.0 (0.5 to 1.9)
Chilomastix mesnili50.5 (0.1 to 1.2)
Entamoeba hartmanni40.4 (0.1 to 1.0)
 Totalb28032.3 (28.4 to 36.5)
Helminths
Hymenolepis nana222.4 (1.5 to 3.9)
Enterobius vermicularis30.3 (0.0 to 0.9)
Ascaris lumbricoides30.3 (0.1 to 1.3)
 Total283.2 (2.1 to 4.7)
Totalb29534.2 (30.1 to 38.2)
  1. aCI confidence interval
  2. bThere were also some cases of coinfection with two or three species