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Table 1 Malaria prevalence in non-pregnant and pregnant adolescents and adults in the Shire Valley, Malawi

From: HIV, malaria and beyond: reducing the disease burden of female adolescents

Adolescent Adult
Non-Pregnant Pregnant * Non-Pregnant Pregnant*
% (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
41.4(29)† 45.9 (122)‡ 20.3 (74) 35.4 (345)
  1. * At delivery. Includes women who had received anti-malarials during pregnancy
  2. † Difference with non-pregnant adults χ2 = 4.8; p = 0.028
  3. ‡ Difference with pregnant adults χ2 = 4.3; p = 0.04