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Table 1 Distributions of enrolled and studied malaria cases and controls under 5 years of age by health facilities located in either peri-urban or urban settings in Blantyre, Malawi, sampled between April 2012 and October 2015

From: Patterns and determinants of malaria risk in urban and peri-urban areas of Blantyre, Malawi

Health facility Studied Enrolled
Cases, N (%) Controls, N (%) Total, N (%) Cases, N (%) Control, N (%)
Peri-urban
 Mpemba 46 (25) 71 (25) 482 (15) 139 (28) 343 (13)
 Chileka 68 (36) 89 (31) 549 (17) 186 (38) 363 (14)
Sub-total 114 (61) 160 (56) 1031 (33) 325 (66) 706 (27)
Urban
 Zingwangwa 19 (10) 33 (12) 584 (19) 44 (9) 540 (20)
 Bangwe 15 (8) 24 (8) 522 (17) 33 (7) 489 (18)
 Chilomoni 18 (10) 30 (10) 466 (15) 45 (9) 421 (16)
 Ndirande 21 (11) 39 (14) 553 (18) 46 (9) 507 (19)
Sub-total 73 (39) 126 (44) 2125 (67) 168 (34) 1957 (73)
Overall total 187 (100) 286 (100) 3155 (100) 493 (100) 2663 (100)