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China Schistosomiasis Prevalence National Sample Survey 1989


General Info
China (CHN)
Anhui, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1989 - 10/1989
Data type
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

This purpose of this survey was to provide information on the endemic status and characteristics of schistosomiasis in China. The survey covered eight provinces and included 207 sampling spots in controlled areas and 146 in endemic areas. Data were collected with serological tests and stool samples. In the controlled areas, 31,022 children ages 10-14 were surveyed. In the endemic areas, 166,184 persons ages 3-60 were surveyed.