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Table 3 Malaria indicators on the island of Príncipe 2003-2009

From: Pre-elimination of malaria on the island of Príncipe

Yeas Population estimated Positive cases by passive detection Incidence (%) Positive cases by mass screening Prevalence (%) Prevalence of malaria species** Malaria mortality
2003 6157 2537 41.2 ND ND ND 7
2004 6255 1565 25.0 ND ND ND 10
2005 6355 983 15.5 ND ND ND 0
2006 6456 167 2.6 57 1.1 Pf: 53/Non-Pf: 4 0
2007 6558 116 1.8 37 0.7 Pf: 30/Non-Pf: 7 0
2008 6663 31 0.5 ND ND ND 0
2009* 6770 51 0.7 52 0.9 Pf: 30/Non-Pf: 22 0
  1. *The 2009 incidence is reported for 11 months of the year for which data is available.
  2. The population are projected from the 2001 census using 1.59% annual growth rate.
  3. ND: not determined.
  4. **Pf: infection with Plasmodium falciparum; Non-Pf: infection with any other three species of malaria (P. vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae).