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Table 5 Variation in the different categories of anaemia in the study populations

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

Anaemia category Period prevalence Relative risk reduction (%) Odds ratio
Baseline (2006) Follow-up (2013)
Mild % (n) 59.6 (242) 24.4 (110) 58.7 0.22
CI 54.2-63.7 20.7-28.6 50.5-65.5 0.17-0.3
Moderate % (n) 14.9 (61) 2.7 (12) 82.1 0.16
CI 11.8-18.7 1.53-4.6 67.3-90.2 0.08-0.30
Severe % (n) 6.3 (26) 1.3 (6) 79.0 0.20
CI 4.4-9.13 0.6-2.9 49.6-91.3 0.08-0.49