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Table 1 Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum carriage, based on thick blood films, among adults, according to the administrative region

From: Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infection in asymptomatic rural Gabonese populations

Province Sampling period Villages Population + % 95%CI
   Total surveyed Total surveyed    
Estuaire July 2005 100 30 53,459 309 44 14.2 10.6- 18.8
Woleu Ntem April 2006 630 34 95,910 943 87 9.2 7.5- 11.3
Haut Ogooue April 2007 171 18 50,196 364 29 8 5.5- 11.4
Moyen Ogooue January 2006 226 31 31,089 611 44 7.2 5.3- 9.6
Nyanga January 2007 113 16 20,544 412 28 6.8 4.6- 9.8
Ngounie June 2006 233 22 52,115 454 16 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Ogooue Ivindo June 2007 197 41 34,540 621 13 2.1 1.2- 3.6
Ogooue Lolo September 2007 190 18 36,877 422 7 1.7 0.7- 3.5
Ogooue Maritime May 2008 188 10 12,940 206 1 0.5 0- 2.7
TOTAL   2048 220 387,670 4342 269 6.2 5.5- 7