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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants in household and health facility-based surveys, Butajira area, Ethiopia, 2008-2010

From: Evaluation of CareStart™ malaria Pf/Pv combo test for Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria diagnosis in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia

Factors Household survey (N = 796), n% Microscopy positive (n = 87), n(%) Health centres (N = 1,598), n (%) Microscopy positive (n = 392), n(%)
Age groups     
<5 178 (22.4) 27 (31.0) 495 (31.0) 117 (29.8)
5-9 150 (18.8) 28 (32.2) 293 (18.0) 84 (21.4)
10-14 86 (10.8) 10 (11.5) 179 (11.2) 56 (14.3)
≥15 382 (48.0) 22 (25.3) 63 (39.5) 135 (34.4)
Gender     
Male 382 (48.0) 48 (55.2) 754 (47.2) 203 (51.8)
Female 414 (52.0) 39 (44.8) 844 (52.8) 189 (48.2)
Seasons     
Oct.-Nov.2008 603 (75.7) 17 (19.5)   
Oct. 2008    63 (3.9) 9 (2.3)
Nov.2008    18 (1.1) 12 (3.1)
Jan.-Feb.2009 46 (5.8) 2 (2.3)   
Jun.-Jul. 2009 46 (5.8) 9 (10.3)   
Aug. 2009    156 (9.8) 76 (19.4)
Sept. 2009    28 (1.8) 13 (3.3)
Oct.-Nov.2009 100 (12.6) 58 (66.7)   
Oct.2009    721 (45.1) 201 (51.3)
Nov.2009    521 (32.6) 78 (19.9)
Dec.2009    91 (5.7) 3 (0.8)
Jan.-Feb.2010 0    
Jun.2010 1 (0.1) 1 (1.0)