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Table 2 Prevalence of schistosomiasis among school children by source of domestic water

From: Schistosomiasis transmission at high altitude crater lakes in Western Uganda

Crater lake No examined S. mansoni prevalence Altitude (meters) Snails
Marusi 29 25(86.2%) 1487 B. pfeifferi
Kiriruma 4 2(50%) 1536 -
Nyairya 5 3(60%) 1547 B. pfeifferi
Lyantonde 18 15(83%) 1551 B. pfeifferi
Mwamba 10 5(50%) 1568 -
Rugembe 7 5(71%) 1585 B. pfeifferi
Nyabikere 17 2(11%) 1631 -
Mwegenywa 3 3(100%) 1632 B. pfeifferi
Kifuruka 6 4(67%) 1636 B. pfeifferi
Nyinambuga 9 7(77.8%) 1637 B. pfeifferi
Nyamwirima 6 3(50%) 1643 -
Nkuruba 13 0(0%) 1652 -
Nyinabulitwa 12 12(100%) 1682 B. pfeifferi
Others(Springs, wells, etc) 231 14(6.0%)   
Total 370 103(27.8%)