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Table 1 Population screened by active case detection (February 2010 to December 2012)

From: Importance of active case detection in a malaria elimination programme

District Male N (%) Female N (%) Total N (%)
Ampara    
<6 years 5,546 (52.5) 5,020 (47.5) 10,566 (100)
6-15 years 28,132 (51.9) 24,045 (48.1) 54,177 (100)
>15 years 38,876 (40.2) 57,719 (59.8) 96,595 (100)
Total 72,554 (45.0) 88,784 (55.0) 161,338 (100)
Batticaloa    
<6 years 1,810 (51.6) 1,700 (48.4) 3,510 (100)
6-15 years 13,612 (53.2) 11,991 (46.8) 25,603 (100)
>15 years 21,737 (50.2) 21,522 (49.8) 43,259 (100)
Total 37,159 (51.3) 35,213 (48.7) 72,372 (100)
Mannar    
<6 years 491 (48.9) 513 (51.5) 1,004 (100)
6-15 years 9,376 (50.5) 9,198 (49.5) 18,574 (100)
>15 years 14,492 (73.5) 5,220 (26.5) 19,712 (100)
Total 24,359 (62) 14,931 (38) 39,290 (100)
Trincomalee    
<6 years 3,798 (51.8) 3,532 (48.2) 7,330 (100)
6-15 years 23,514 (51.6) 22,018 (48.4) 45,532 (100)
>15 years 32,510 (53) 28,837 (47) 61,347 (100)
Total 59,822 (52.4) 54,387 (47.6) 114,209 (100)
All four districts    
<6 years 11,645 (52.0) 10,765 (48.0) 22,410 (100)
6-15 years 74,634 (51.9) 69,252 (48.1) 143,886 (100)
>15 years 107,615 (48.7) 113,298 (51.3) 220,913 (100)
Total 193,894 (50.1) 193,315 (49.9) 387,209 (100)