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Table 1 Breakdown of the sample population in the public and private facilities including sample size, age, microscopy and RDT results

From: Over-diagnosis of malaria by microscopy in the Kilombero Valley, Southern Tanzania: an evaluation of the utility and cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests

  Mang’ula (Public) Mwaya (Private)
Sample Size (N) 11049 400
Age   
Median age 10 (SD = 16.54) 32 (SD = 23.04)
Children 6797 195
Adult 4152 205
Sex   
Male 3963 (36%) 188 (47%)
Female 6986 (64%) 212 (53%)
Microscopy n = 9175 n = 400
Positive 6769 317
Negative 2406 83
Prevalence 74% 79%
RDT n = 1774 n = 400
Positive 88 57
Negative 1686 343
Prevalence 5% 14%