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Table 5 Age-specific malaria prevalence rates in cases and controls by each site. Health facility-based surveys.

From: Rapid urban malaria appraisal (RUMA) in sub-Saharan Africa

Study sites Abidjan Cotonou Dar es Salaam Ouagadougou
Age groups/malaria Cases % Control % Cases % Control % Cases % Control % Cases % Control %
Infants <1 year 18/78 (23.1%) 22/169 (13.0%) 0/63 (0%) 2/140 (1.4%) 2/99 (2.0%) 4/116 (3.4%) 7/58 (12.1%) 3/21 (14.3%)
Children 1–5 years 61/142 (43.0%) 16/60 (26.7%) 5/68 (6.8%) 4/137 (2.8%) 15/213 (7.0%) 8/178 (4.5%) 45/174 (25.9%) 15/104 (14.4%)
Children 6–15 years 39/89 (43.8%) 8/35 (22.9%) 0/35 (0%) 1/78 (1.3%) 7/97 (7.2%) 2/56 (3.6%) 23/62 (37.1%) 20/58 (34.5%)
Adults >15 years 31/120 (25.6%) 17/119 (14.3%) 2/213 (0.9%) 11/529 (2.0%) 13/308 (4.2%) 8/423 (1.9%) 48/266 (18.0%) 72/363 (19.8%)