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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of tested individuals having febrile illness, and their sub-group malaria prevalence by gender, age group and community type

From: Use of prospective hospital surveillance data to define spatiotemporal heterogeneity of malaria risk in coastal Kenya

  Sub-group proportion among the 25,779 patients tested (%) Fraction of tested sub-group subjects found to have malaria (%)
Sex
 Female 58.4 26.2
 Male 41.6 32.4
Age group
 0–5 46.9 28.7
 6–10 12.5 49.8
 11–15 6.1 44.3
 16–20 6.2 24.3
 21–25 7.4 18.8
 26–30 6.3 16.1
 >30 14.6 10.7
Type of community
 More developed 33.5 34.7
 Less developed 66.5 25.7