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Table 1 Number of patients infected with Strongyliodes stercoralis and total specimens for diagnosis classified by yeara

From: An eleven-year retrospective hospital-based study of epidemiological data regarding human strongyloidiasis in northeast Thailand

Years Number of patients infected with S. stercoralis (Total specimen for diagnosis) Diagnostic Prevalenceb (95%CI)
2004 144 (632) 22.8 (19.6–26.2)
2005 305 (1361) 22.4 (20.2–24.7)
2006 332 (1723) 19.3 (17.4–21.2)
2007 448 (2000) 22.4 (20.6–24.3)
2008 366 (2122) 17.2 (15.7–18.9)
2009 364 (2283) 15.9 (14.5–17.5)
2010 444 (2519) 17.6 (16.2–19.2)
2011 369 (2762) 13.4 (12.1–14.7)
2012 421 (2891) 14.6 (13.3–15.9)
2013 383 (3405) 11.2 (10.2–12.4)
2014 433 (3346) 12.9 (11.8–14.1)
  1. aNumber of patients diagnosed by the FECT classified by year some repeated patients included in each studied year
  2. bThe average diagnostic prevalence was 24.11% which decreased 1.15% each year from 2004 to 2014; Regression equation: Y = 24.11–1.15xi (95%CI = −1.49 to −0.8)