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Table 2 Plasmodium falciparum prevalence and risk factors by site (%)

From: On-going malaria transmission in The Gambia despite high coverage of control interventions: a nationwide cross-sectional survey

  West Coast North bank region LRR-south bank CRR-north bank URR-south bank URR-north bank
Plasmodium falciparum prevalence 53/1,227 (4.32) 65/1,417 (4.59) 127/1,357 (9.36) 53/1,676 (3.16) 538/1,730 (31.10) 620/1,687 (36.75)
Age, median (IQR) 15 (5, 36) 11 (5, 25) 12 (5, 30) 10 (5, 27) 12 (5, 30) 11 (5, 24)
Anaemia N = 1,226 N = 1,329 N = 1,357 N = 1,674 N = 1,721 N = 1,684
No anaemia 505 (41.19) 377 (28.37) 360 (26.53) 458 (27.36) 215 (12.49) 283 (16.81)
Mild 531 (43.31) 583 (43.87) 590 (43.48) 701 (41.88) 662 (38.47) 716 (42.52)
Moderate 172 (14.03) 344 (25.88) 374 (27.56) 473 (28.26) 714 (41.49) 594 (35.27)
Severe 18 (1.47) 25 (1.88) 33 (2.43) 42 (2.51) 130 (7.55) 91 (5.40)
Has slept under a LLIN last night 1,075/1,225 (87.76) 1,112/1,227 (90.63) 1,266/1,325 (95.55) 1,614/1,618 (99.75) 1,616/1,653 (97.76) 1,561/1,573 (99.24)
Has slept outdoors 156/1,216 (12.83) 430/1,415 (30.39) 405/1,350 (30.00) 976/1,675 (58.27) 769/1,724 (44.61) 1,071/1,684 (63.60)
Indoor residual spraying 744/1,225 (60.73) 110/1,417 (7.76) 1,319/1,335 (98.80) 1,620/1,673 (96.83) 1,719/1,722 (99.83) 1,658/1,681 (98.63)