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Table 2 Smear positivity rate and incidence of malaria and non-malaria fever over time

From: Use of the slide positivity rate to estimate changes in malaria incidence in a cohort of Ugandan children

Year Months Total BS* Positive BS* Person-years SPR Incidence of malaria Incidence of non-malaria fevers
2005 Jan-Feb 132 67 34.5 50.80% 1.94 1.88
  Mar-Apr 179 51 55.7 28.50% 0.92 2.3
  May-Jun 304 81 62.9 26.60% 1.29 3.54
  Jul-Aug 208 50 65.5 24.00% 0.76 2.41
  Sept-Oct 164 29 65.9 17.70% 0.44 2.05
  Nov-Dec 146 48 64.7 32.90% 0.74 1.52
2006 Jan-Feb 154 63 58.8 40.90% 1.07 1.55
  Mar-Apr 165 55 58 33.30% 0.95 1.9
  May-Jun 260 95 57.2 36.50% 1.66 2.88
  Jul-Aug 133 26 57.9 19.50% 0.45 1.85
  Sept-Oct 104 19 57.9 18.30% 0.33 1.47
  Nov-Dec 121 44 57.7 36.40% 0.76 1.33
2007 Jan-Feb 156 89 52.5 57.10% 1.7 1.28
  Mar-Apr 100 25 53.2 25.00% 0.47 1.41
  May-Jun 127 32 52.8 25.20% 0.61 1.8
  Jul-Aug 101 13 53 12.90% 0.25 1.66
  Sept-Oct 86 16 51.1 18.60% 0.31 1.37
  Nov-Dec 80 21 49 26.30% 0.43 1.2
2008 Jan-Feb 74 27 46.4 36.50% 0.58 1.01
  Mar-Apr 78 12 46.3 15.40% 0.26 1.43
  May-Jun 100 32 45.5 32.00% 0.7 1.49
  Jul-Aug 73 11 45.3 15.10% 0.24 1.37
  Sept-Oct 62 8 43.4 12.90% 0.18 1.24
  Nov-Dec 51 11 31 21.60% 0.35 1.29
  1. *blood smear
  2. per person-year