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Table 1 Showing use patterns of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic tests made at 12 Rural Health Centres in the South Province of Zambia.

From: Rural health centres, communities and malaria case detection in Zambia using mobile telephones: a means to detect potential reservoirs of infection in unstable transmission conditions

  Weekly Mean  
Health Centre Elevation (m) No. Weeks No. Weeks with RDT Stock Outs Total +ve (95% CI) Total Tests (95% CI) Proportion (%) Tests Positive (no. +ve/no. tests) Total Population (Census Data 2003)
Chitongo 1013 48 3 10.39 (7.70-13.08) 123.07 (107.0-139.14) 9.03 14,666
Mapanza 1059 47 1 7.92 (6.36-9.48) 62.15 (51.55-72.75) 10.53 17,405
Chilalantambo 1100 48 12 0.90 (0.49-1.32) 3.56 (2.49-4.63) 33.59 2,614
Moobola 1165 44 8 1.68 (0.97-2.39) 55.91 (46.33-65.49) 3.78 14,356
Simaubi 1117 44 8 2.36 (1.20-3.52) 26.62 (21.84-31.40) 11.49 7,506
Mangunza 1087 36 0 1.31 (0.50-2.12) 10.6 (8.20-13.01) 12.67 9,756
Chilala 1187 47 2 1.60 (0.87-2.33) 10.77 (8.69-12.85) 15.82 9,630
Habulile 1210 48 0 3.58 (2.14-5.02) 23.40 (11.30-35.49) 15.64 7,223
Macha 1083 48 0 2.42 (1.48-3.35) 35.71 (28.87-42.54) 6.77 15,290
Mbabala 1204 37 0 0.27 (0.01-0.52) 26.83 (22.04-31.36) 1.04 9,981
Nalube 1110 47 3 0.64 (0.30-0.97) 7.45 (6.14-8.75) 9.15 2,614
Siabunkulu 1190 38 0 2.89 (1.29-4.48) 21.74 (14.23-29.24) 13.33 9,246
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