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Table 2 Prevalence of malaria, HIV, helminthes and intestinal protozoa

From: Prevalence of Anaemia and Associated Risk Factors among Children in North-western Uganda: A Cross Sectional Study

Variable Preschool (1–5 years) School (6–14 years) Overall
Malariaa
 Positive 21 (11.4) 26 (17.8) 47 (14.2)
 Negative 164 (88.6) 120 (82.2) 284 (85.8)
HIVb
 Positive 0 (0) 1 (0.7) 1 (0.3)
 Negative 186(100) 145 (99.3)) 331 (99.7)
Parasitesc
 Helminthes
  Hookworm 0 (0) 1 (0.7) 1 (0.3)
   H. nana 1 (0.7) 3 (2.1) 4 (1.4)
  Schistosome 1 (0.7) 2 (1.4) 3 (1.0)
 Protozoa
   Giardia lamblia 9 (6.0) 4 (2.8) 13 (4.5)
   Entamoeba histolytica 13 (8.7) 11 (7.7) 24 (8.2)
  1. Note: a11, b10, c45 reported