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Table 1 Summary of national households surveys with data on Fever today: data assembled to define relationship between prevalence of fever and infection among children 0.5-4 years from national sample surveys in 6 African countries

From: The relationship between reported fever and Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children

ADMIN UNITS Survey Date RDT used Total Seen
Angola [41] 191 Nov 2006-Apr 2007 Paracheck Pf 1433
Djibouti [42] 62 Dec 2008-Jan 2009 Hexacon & ParaHit 847
Kenya [43] 7 Jun 2007-Jul 2007 Paracheck Pf 4755
Liberia [44] 153 Dec 2008-Mar 2009 Paracheck Pf 1547
Namibia5 94 May 2009-Jun 2009 Paracheck Pf 1074
Senegal [45] 11 Nov 2008-Feb 2009 Paracheck Pf 3242
  1. Notes:
  2. 1Data from Angola is reportedin three recognized malaria epidemiologic regions: Hyperendemic which covers six provinces: Cabinda, Uige, Kwanza N., Malange, Lunda N., Lunda S.; Mesoendemic Stable which includes: Zaire, Luanda, Bengo, Benguela, Kwanza S., Huambo, Bié and Mesoendemic Unstable which includes: Moxico, Kuando, Kubango, Kunene, Huila, Namibe
  3. 2Data from Djibouti has been split into two regions the Capital city which includes Arta and Djibouti Ville and Rural which includes the regions of Ali Sabieh, Ddikhil, Obock and Tadjourah.
  4. 3Data from Liberia is reported in six regions: Greater Monrovia; and five regional groupings formed by grouping the 15 counties: North Western: (Bomi, Grand Cape Mount, Gbarpolu); South Central: Montserrado (outside Monrovia), Margibi, Grand Bassa; South Eastern A: River Cess, Sinoe, Grand Gedeh; South Eastern B: River Gee, Grand Kru, Maryland; and North Central: Bong, Nimba, Lofa
  5. 4 For Namibia we combined data into 4 regional groups: group 1: Caprivi and neighbouring Kavango; group 2: Otjozondjupa and Omaheke; group 3: Oshikoto, Oshana, Ohangwena and Omusati and group 4 with data from Kunene
  6. 5 Petruni; personal communication.