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Table 6 Mean number of eggs per gram of stool quantified with minimum and maximum number and intensity of intestinal parasites in children aged 24–59 months in the rural settings of the east Dembiya district, northwest Ethiopia, May–June 2021, (n = 372)

From: Fecal indicator bacteria along multiple environmental exposure pathways (water, food, and soil) and intestinal parasites among children in the rural northwest Ethiopia

Parasitic species Mean number of eggs per gram of stool (minimum and maximum) Number of children with
Light intensity Moderate intensity Heavy intensity
A. lumbricoides 1725 (48, 12,560) 70 7 0
Hookworm 95 (48, 384) 17 0 0
S. mansoni 217 (24, 3456) 41 25 5
H. nana 489 (48, 6480) 18 1 0
T. trichiura 252 (120, 384) 2 0 0