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Table 2 Malaria parasite prevalence according to rapid diagnostic test by age group, sous-prefecture and survey period

From: Encouraging impact following 2.5 years of reinforced malaria control interventions in a hyperendemic region of the Republic of Guinea

  April 2011 % (95 % CI) August 2011 % (95 % CI) February 2012 % (95 % CI) August 2012 % (95 % CI) February 2013 % (95 % CI)
Guéckédou City
 1–59 months 54.8 (49.7–59.9) 60.7 (55.3–66.0) 40.0 (34.0–46.0) 54.4 (48.7–60.1) 44.3 (39.2–49.3)
 5–14 years 78.3 (74.5–82.2) 75.9 (72.1–79.7) 65.9 (59.6–72.2) 80.2 (76.1–84.2) 67.3 (62.2–72.4)
 ≥15 years 40.3 (34.6–46.0) 43.6 (39.5–47.6) 29.9 (25.7–34.1) 47.4 (42.2–52.6) 34.6 (29.9–39.2)
Tékoulo
 1–59 months 67.9 (63.0–72.6) 75.3 (70.8–79.8) 63.0 (58.0–68.1) 61.7 (55.3–68.2) 54.3 (48.4–60.2)
 5–14 years 89.4 (86.7–92.2) 92.0 (89.2–94.7) 84.5 (80.0–88.9) 88.3 (85.4–91.2) 78.3 (73.4–83.2)
 ≥15 years 45.4 (39.6–51.1) 55.1 (51.3–58.8) 42.6 (37.6–47.7) 46.0 (40.8–51.2) 38.3 (34.2–42.5)
Guendembou
 1–59 months 79.2 (74.8–83.7) 84.3 (81.3–87.4) 67.2 (61.8–72.7) 73.4 (67.2–79.6) 56.0 (49.8–62.2)
 5–14 years 93.0 (90.4–95.6) 95.0 (92.8–97.3) 86.9 (82.8–91.0) 91.1 (88.2–93.9 %) 85.8 (82.0–89.6)
 ≥15 years 47.1 (39.5–54.8) 62.0 (57.3–66.7) 43.5 (39.0–48.0) 52.5 (48.1–58.8) 40.0 (36.1–44.0)
Koundou (comparison)
 1–59 months 73.9 (69.0–78.8) 85.1 (81.2–89.1) 68.2 (63.3–73.1) 88.0 (84.3–91.7) 78.0 (72.8–83.1)
 5–14 years 89.4 (86.2–92.5) 93.7 (91.4–96.0) 91.1 (88.0–94.2) 95.2 (93.3–97.1) 90.4 (87.1–93.7)
 ≥15 years 43.7 (38.1–49.4) 63.7 (60.1–67.3) 43.5 (39.3–47.7) 64.7 (60.4–69.0) 50.4 (44.9–55.9)