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Table 2 Pattern of Intestinal parasites among pregnant women

From: Intestinal parasitic infections and associated factors among pregnant women in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Types of parasites Species of parasite No of studies Pooled prevalence
(95 % CI)
I2 P-values
Helminthic Hookworm 22 11.2 % (8.21, 14.02) 97.3 % < 0.001
Ascaris lumbricoides 20 10.34 % (7.09, 13.59) 97.9 % < 0.001
Schistosomia mansoni 10 3.42 % (1.82, 5.01) 95.3 % < 0.001
Strongyloides stercolaris 5 1.56 % (0.31, 2.82) 91.7 % < 0.001
Trichuris trichiura 11 2.85 % (1.76, 3.94) 84.3 % < 0.001
Hymenolepis nana 8 1.09 % (0.56, 1.63) 50.8 % 0.047
Taenia species 7 0.94 % (0.57, 1.31) 65.4 % 0.022
Enterobius vermicularis 4 0.81 % (0.02, 1.63) 58.31 0.031
Protozoa Giardia lamblia 13 5.25 % (3.41, 7.09) 89.5 % < 0.001
  Entamoeba histolytica 11 6.89 % (4.07, 9.71) 94.0 % < 0.001
Mixed Mixed infection 11 7.08 % (4.18, 9.98) 95.6 % < 0.001