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Table 3 Malaria outcomes and factors commonly associated with malaria stratified by age group

From: Use of different transmission metrics to describe malaria epidemiology in the highlands of western Kenya

  ≤5 years 5.1–10 years 10.1–15 years 15.1–20 years >20 years
% 95 % CI % 95 % CI % 95 % CI % 95 % CI % 95 % CI
Malaria outcomes
 RDT Pos 4.1 2.7–5.4 6.1 4.2–8.0 4.0 2.2–5.8 2.6 1.0–4.5 1.0 0.4–1.4
 PCR Pos 7.8 5.9–9.7 13.1 10.4–15.7 10.4 7.5–13.2 10.6 6.9–14.4 6.0 4.8–7.2
 Sub-patent 51.3 39.7–63.0 61.5 51.3–71.7 61.8 48.6–75.1 78.1 63.0–93.3 73.3 64.7–81.9
Malaria factors
 Bed net use 60.7 57.3–64.1 61.1 57.3–65.0 55.6 51.0–60.2 56.5 50.6–62.5 61.9 59.4–64.4
 Travel 2.5 1.4–3.6 1.7 0.6–2.7 1.4 0.3–2.5 3.9 1.5–6.3 9.0 7.5–10.5
 Anaemic 41.6 38.2–45.0 22.9 19.6–26.3 13.9 10.7–17.1 16.8 12.3–21.4 23.3 21.1–25.5
  1. Data includes the corresponding 95 % CI