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Table 3 Age-specific malaria incidence rate per 1,000 person years

From: Using community-owned resource persons to provide early diagnosis and treatment and estimate malaria burden at community level in north-eastern Tanzania

Age group/year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Cases Cases Cases Cases Cases
[Incidence (95% CI)] [Incidence (95% CI)] [Incidence (95% CI)] [Incidence (95% CI)] [Incidence (95% CI)]
Lowlands
     0-4 yrs 121 272 152 20 7
[206(173–245)] [358(318–403)] [185(158–217)] [37(24–58)] [11(5–24)]
     5-9 yrs 101 252 170 30 17
[192(158–234)] [428(378–484)] [267(230–311)] [56(39–80)] [31(19–50)]
     10-19 yrs 79 205 148 49 27
[98(79–125)] [244(213–280)] [169(144–199)] [67(50–88)] [35(24–51)]
     20 + yrs 74 216 138 18 6
[46(37–58)] [124(108–141)] [71(61–85)] [12(7–18)] [4(2–8)]
Highlands
     0-4 yrs 27 79 34 4 2
[77(53–113)] [189(151–236)] [77(55–108)] [12(11–24)] [5(1–20)]
     5-9 yrs 19 123 39 6 5
[67(43–106)] [390(326–464)] [120(87–163)] [22(17–27)] [18(7–42)]
     10-19 yrs 32 102 44 15 9
[65(46–93)] [199(164–241)] [84(62–112)] [33(20–55)] [20(10–38)]
     20 + yrs 33 134 31 14 10
[35(25–49)] [130(109–154)] [29(21–42)] [16(9–26)] [10(6–19)]
  1. Yrs = Years and 95% CI = 95% confidence intervals.