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Table 7 Summary of clinical malaria burden indices in under five-year old children in the Kassena-Nankana district

From: Assessing malaria control in the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana through repeated surveys using the RBM tools

  Survey period
  2000 2003
Clinical malaria burden indices (N = 2031) % (N = 2208) %
Proportion of OPD cases with diagnosis of clinical malaria 53.0 56.0
Proportion of OPD malaria cases confirmed by microscopy 6.1 14.4
Proportion of OPD cases with diagnosis of anaemia 1.9 0.6
Proportion of IPD cases with diagnosis of clinical malaria 46.6 65.0
Proportion of IPD cases with diagnosis of anaemia 20.5 20.8
Anaemia case fatality 3.1 5.2
Malaria case fatality 3.5 4.0