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Table 12 Malaria attacks (axillary fever >37°C plus asexual parasites in blood) of schoolchildren and 95% confidence interval (CI), per commune

From: Entomological and parasitological impacts of indoor residual spraying with DDT, alphacypermethrin and deltamethrin in the western foothill area of Madagascar

Commune Ankadinondry-Sakay Mahasolo Maroharona
Month No. % CI 95% No. % CI 95% No. % CI 95%
Nov 02 6 2.6 0.5-4.7 6 2.6 0.5-4.7 30 13.4 8.9-17.9
Feb 03 17 8.4 4.6-12.2 10 4.7 1.9-7.6 12 5.7 2.6-8.8
May 03 15 7.5 3.8-11.2 ND ND ND 70 32.6 26.3-38.9
Sep 03 13 6.3 3.0-9.6 ND ND ND 48 23.4 17.6-29.2
Nov 03 6 2.9 0.6-5.2 15 7.4 3.8-11.0 49 24.0 18.1-29.9
Mar 04 17 8.4 4.6-12.2 12 5.9 2.7-9.1 44 21.7 16.0-27.4
May 04 9 4.4 1.6-7.2 12 5.9 2.7-9.1 43 21.3 15.7-27.0
Sep 04 5 2.5 0.3-4.7 2 1.0 0-2.4 22 10.8 6.5-15.1
Feb 05 6 3.0 0.6-5.4 2 1.0 0-2.5 19 9.5 5.4-13.6
Overall 94 4.0 3.1-4.9 59 4.0 3.0-5.0 337 18.0 16.3-19.7
  1. ND = Not done.