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Table 2 Malaria prevalence by region based on blood slide microscopy and Rapid Diagnostic Test (ParaScreen)

From: Evaluation of light microscopy and rapid diagnostic test for the detection of malaria under operational field conditions: a household survey in Ethiopia

Region Number tested Blood slide microscopy Rapid diagnostic test (ParaScreen)
   Pf % Pv % Pf & Pv % Total % (95%CI) Pan/Pf % Pan % Total % (95%CI)
Amhara 7,664 2.4 1.9 0.4 4.6 (3.8–5.7) 2.0 1.1 3.1 (2.4–3.9)
Oromia 1,982 0.7 0.1 0 0.9 (0.5–1.6) 1.5 1.2 2.6 (1.1–6.5)
SNNP 1,858 3.6 1.8 0 5.4 (3.4–8.5) 4.5 1.7 6.2 (3.6–10.2)
Total 11,504 2.2 1.6 0.3 4.1 (3.4–5.0) 2.1 1.1 3.3 (2.6–4.1)
  1. Pf, Plasmodium falciparum; Pv, Plasmodium vivax