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Table 3 Fever intensity and risk of parasitaemia in Yopougon. Health facility-based surveys.

From: Rapid Urban Malaria Appraisal (RUMA) III: epidemiology of urban malaria in the municipality of Yopougon (Abidjan)

All age groups Fever intensity Positive/Total (%) OR 95% CI P value
Fever duration <39°C 71/215 (33.0%) 1 - -
   ≥2, <5 days ≥39°C 26/46 (56.5%) 2.64 1.32–5.30 <0.005
Fever duration <39°C 26/100 (26.0%) 1 - -
   ≥5, <8 days ≥39°C 11/16 (68.8%) 6.26 1.78–23.17 <0.001
   ≤5 years-old Fever intensity Positive/Total (%) OR 95% CI P value
Fever duration <39°C 35/109 (32.1%) 1 - -
   ≥2, <5 days ≥39°C 19/41 (46.4%) 3.35 1.36–8.32 <0.005
Fever duration <39°C 13/46 (28.3%) 1 - -
   ≥5, <8 days ≥39°C 8/11 (72.7%) 6.77 1.32–38.95 <0.01
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