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Table 2 Prevalence of malaria in different altitudes in six survey periods, Butajira area, Ethiopia, 2008-2010

From: Prevalence of malaria infection in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia

Survey period Low Mid-level High Total, n (%)
Positive/Total sampled Prevalence,% Positive/Total sampled Prevalence, % Positive/Total sampled Prevalence, %
21 Oct.-6 Nov.2008 16/1003 1.59 2/353 0.57 2/2060 0.97 20 (11.36)
20 Jan.-4 Feb.2009 6/928 0.65 2/348 0.57 3/1929 0.15 11 (6.25)
19 Jun.- 5 Jul.2009 16/951 1.68 8/339 2.36 3/1937 0.15 27 (15.34)
18 Oct.-11 Nov.2009 43/924 4.76 8/345 2.32 20/1941 1.03 71 (40.34)
27 Jan.-9 Feb.2010 21/920 2.28 6/317 1.89 7/1890 0.37 34 (19.32)
5 Jun. -17 Jun. 2010 4/822 0.49 2/338 0.59 7/1862 0.37 13 (7.39)
Total 106/5548 1.91 28/2040 1.37 42/11619 0.36 176 (100)*
  1. *Two mixed infections of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax were not included