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Table 3 Prevalence of malaria in Dalu Community Health Centre, West Garo hill district of Meghalaya, India*

From: Persistent transmission of malaria in Garo hills of Meghalaya bordering Bangladesh, north-east India

Age group in years No. of blood- smears examined No. & (%) of smears positive for malaria No. & (%) of malaria cases positive for P. falciparum
1 - 4 283 58 (20.5) 46 (79.3)
5 - 8 245 51 (20.8) 42 (82.3)
9 -14 205 53 (25.8) 44 (83.0)
≥ 15 403 45 (11.2) 39 (86.7)
Total 1136 207 (18.2) 171 (82.6)
  1. *Study period, May - June 2007