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Table 2 Prevalence of Plasmodium infection and geometric mean parasitaemia of the sample population in the Taabo HDSS

From: Epidemiology of malaria in the Taabo health and demographic surveillance system, south-central Côte d’Ivoire

  Prevalence of Plasmodium infection GMP (parasites/µl of blood)
2010 (%) OR (95 % CI) 2011 (%) OR (95 % CI) 2010 2011
Overall 46.0a   56.6b   632.5 520.6
Gender
 Male 49.6 (285/575) 1.00 62.8 (369/588) 1.00 617.9 479.1
 Female 42.6 (261/612) 0.8 (0.60–0.95) 51.2 (346/676) 0.6 (0.49–0.77) 648.8 568.7
 p-value <0.05   <0.001   0.822 0.177
Residency
 Hamlets 40.0 (80/200) 1.00 49.1 (113/230) 1.00 678 401.7
 Villages 50.9 (398/782) 1.6 (1.13–2.13) 60.5 (527/871) 1.6 (1.18–2.12) 611.7 586.5a
 Urban 33.2 (68/205) 0.7 (0.49–1.11) 46.0 (75/163) 0.9 (0.59–1.31) 708.8 332.8b
 p-value <0.001   <0.001   0.856 0.006
  1. For each parameter, different letters in the same row or column indicate that their difference is significant (p < 0.05)
  2. CI confidence interval, GMP geometric mean parasitaemia, OR odds ratio
  3. Notes that p-value < 0.05