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Table 2 Odds ratio (OR) of having parasitaemia by age groups and fever/control groups. Health facility-based surveys.

From: Rapid urban malaria appraisal (RUMA) I: Epidemiology of urban malaria in Ouagadougou

Malaria prevalence Fever Controls Fever Controls
Age groups    OR 95% CI P value OR 95% CI P value
Infants 0–1 year 7/58 (12.1%) 3/21 (14.3%) 1 - - 1 - -
Children 1–5 years 45/174 (25.9%) 15/104 (14.4%) 2.54 1.08–6.00 <0.05 1.01 0.27–3.86 0.987
Children 6–15 years 23/62 (37.1%) 20/58 (34.5%) 4.30 1.67–11.03 <0.005 3.16 0.83–12.02 0.092
Adults >15 years 48/266 (18.0%) 72/363 (19.8%) 1.60 0.69–3.75 0.276 1.48 0.43–5.18 0.535
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