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Table 1 Characteristics of study sites and participants

From: Characterizing microscopic and submicroscopic malaria parasitaemia at three sites with varied transmission intensity in Uganda

Characteristics Study site
Walukuba Kihihi Nagongera
Annual entomological inoculation rate 2.8 32.0 310
Number of study participants
Children 283 336 311
Adults 114 95 106
Number of female participants, n (%)
Children 138 (48.8 %) 171 (50.9 %) 141 (45.3 %)
Adults 107 (93.9 %) 92 (96.8 %) 98 (92.5 %)
Age in years at the time of routine visits, mean (SD)
Children 5.2 (2.7) 5.6 (2.8) 5.6 (2.7)
Adults 33.7 (9.9) 39.0 (13.8) 39.1 (13.5)
Number of routine visits 2652 3372 3236
Parasite prevalence by microscopy (%)
Children 7.4 9.4 28.8
Adults 3.1 3.0 5.2
Parasite prevalence by microscopy + LAMP (%)
Children 21.3 31.8 69.0
Adults 18.8 24.2 53.5