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Table 2 Prevalence of P. falciparum (P. f.), P. vivax (P. v.) and anaemia among primary school children in 197 schools in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia in 2009, by sex, age group, survey phase and malaria transmission zone

From: School-based surveys of malaria in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a rapid survey method for malaria in low transmission settings

  N1 Plasmodium
prevalence,
% (95% CI)
% due
to
P. f.
Species prevalence,
% (95% CI)
Anaemia,
% (95% CI)
     P. f. P. v.  
Total 197/20,899 0.6 (0.5-0.7) 0.53 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 0.3 (0.2-0.3) 17.6 (17.0-18.1)
Male 11,038 0.6 (0.4-0.7) 0.57 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 0.2 (0.2-0.3) 19.2 (18.4-19.9)
Female2 9,731 0.6 (0.4-0.7) 0.48 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 15.7 (15.0-16.5)
5-9 yrs 5,471 0.4 (0.2-0.6) 0.77 0.4 (0.3-0.6) 0.1 (0.05-0.2) 18.8 (17.8-19.9)
10-14 yrs 13,890 0.6 (0.5-0.7) 0.44 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 16.4 (15.7-17.0)
15-18 yrs3 1,400 0.4 (0.2-0.9) 0.50 0.2 (0.04-0.6) 0.2 (0.04-0.6) 23.4 (22.2-26.7)
Phase 1 36/3,779 0.4 (0.2-0.6) 0.86 0.3 (0.2-0.6) 0.05 (0.00-0.2) 22.4 (21.1-23.8)
Phase 2 161/17,120 0.6 (0.5-0.7) 0.48 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 0.3 (0.2-0.4) 16.5 (15.9-17.1)
Highland epidemic 22/2,358 0.4 (0.2-0.8) 0.10 0.04 (0.00-0.2) 0.4 (0.2-0.7) 14.7 (13.3-16.1)
Highland fringes, low transmission 69/7,246 1.1 (0.8-1.3) 0.55 0.6 (0.4-0.8) 0.5 (0.3-0.7) 16.3 (15.5-17.2)
Highland fringes, high transmission 66/7,018 0.1 (0.06-0.2) 0.56 0.07 (0.02-0.2) 0.06 (0.01-0.1) 17.2 (16.4-18.1)
Lowland seasonal 24/2,540 0.5 (0.3-0.9) 0.86 0.5 (0.2-0.8) 0.08 (0.01-0.3) 24.0 (22.4-25.7)
Lowland intense 16/1,737 0.4 (0.2-0.8) 0.14 0.06 (0.00-0.3) 0.3 (0.1-0.8) 18.7 (16.9-20.6)
  1. 1 Number of schools surveyed/children tested
  2. 2 Sex data missing from 130 records
  3. 3 Age data missing from 138 records