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Table 3 Mean Plasmodium falciparum infection rate (PfIR) in communities in the vicinity of dams in stable and unstable areas of the sub-Saharan Africa

From: Malaria impact of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa: maps, estimates and predictions

Malaria stability and cohort population Mean PfIR 95 % CI Odds ratio P value
Stable
 <1km from reservoirs 35.18 23.04–47.32 1.92 >0.05
 1–2 km from reservoirs 28.36 12.25–43.47 1.55 >0.05
 2–5 km from reservoir 21.52 10.31–32.72 1.17 >0.05
 5–9 km from reservoir (Control) 18.33 8.12–28.54 1
Unstable
 <1km from reservoirs 16.33 10.31–22.35 3.20 <0.05
 1–2 km from reservoirs 11.31 8.22–14.40 2.21 <0.05
 2–5 km from reservoir 9.54 6.21–12.87 1.87 >0.05
 5–9 km from reservoir (Control) 5.11 3.03–7.19 1