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Table 1 Variation in prevalence of malariometric indices

From: Variation in malariometric and red cell indices in children in the Mount Cameroon area following enhanced malaria control measures: evidence from a repeated cross-sectional study

Variable Baseline (2006) Follow-up (2013) χ2 P-value Relative risk reduction Odds ratio
Fever % (n) 28.2 (116) 21.6 (98) 0.03a 23.5 0.7
CI 24.1-32.8 18.1-25.6 3.4-39.4 0.51-0.96
Malaria parasitaemia % (n) 85.4 (351) 36.6 (166) < 0.001c 57.2 0.10
CI 81.7-88.5 32.3-41.1 51.4-62.3 0.07-0.14
Gametocytaemia % (n) 25.6 (105) 7.3 (33) < 0.001c 71.6 0.23
CI 21.6-30.0 5.2-10.0 58.9-80.3 0.15-0.35
Splenomegaly % (n) 23.6 (97) 14.3 (65) < 0.001c 39.3 0.54
CI 19.8-27.9 11.4-17.8 19.4-54.4 0.38-0.77
CM % (n) 25.1 (103) 9.5 (43) < 0.001c 62.2 0.31
CI 21.1-29.5 7.1-12.5 47.4-72.8 0.21-0.46
AM % (n) 60.3 (248) 23.8 (108) < 0.001c 60.6 0.25
CI 55.5-65.0 20.1-27.9 52.7-67.2 0.15-0.28
Anaemia % (n) 80.1 (329) 28.9 (131) < 0.001c 64 0.10
CI 75.9-83.6 24.9-33.2 58.0-69.1 0.07-0.14
MA % (n) 69.1 (284) 14.5 (66) < 0.001c 79 0.08
CI 64.5-73.4 11.6-18.1 73.5-83.3 0.05-0.12
  1. aSignificant at P <0.05 level, csignificant at P <0.001 level.