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Table 3 Number of individuals examined for intestinal helminths from 2002 to 2004 grouped by infection status with A. lumbricoides, hookworms and Trichuris trichiura and the numbers of individuals who claimed to have been treated with DEC/albendazole in the previous year.

From: Impact of two rounds of mass drug administration using diethylcarbamazine combined with albendazole on the prevalence of Brugia timoriand of intestinal helminths on Alor Island, Indonesia

  2002 No. (%) 2003 No. (%) 2004 No. (%)
  Examined* Treated** Examined* Treated** Examined* Treated**
Ascaris       
   Negative 450 (67.8) 84 (18.7) 440 (77.9) 309 (70.2) 417 (72.4) 357 (85.6)
   Positive 201 (32.2) 26 (12.9) 125 (22.1) 98 (78.4) 159 (27.6) 121 (76.1)
Hookworm       
   Negative 486 (74.7) 90 (18.5) 515 (91.8) 376 (73.0) 542 (94.1) 458 (84.5)
   Positive 165 (25.3) 20 (12.1) 50 (8.2) 31 (62.0) 34 (5.9) 20 (58.8)
Trichuris       
   Negative 590 (90.6) 104 (17.6) 516 (91.3) 369 (71.5) 525 (91.1) 435 (82.9)
   Positive 61 (9.4) 6 (6.6) 49 (8.7) 38 (77.6) 51 (8.9) 43 (84.3)
Total 651 (100) 110 (16.9) 565 (100) 407 (72.0) 576 (100) 478 (83.0)
  1. *percentage of total examined, **percentage of negative or positive examined