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Table 2 Percent of febrile patients qualifying for rapid diagnostic testing according to the algorithm, by age group, transmission season, and malaria transmission risk zone

From: Assessment of the utility of a symptom-based algorithm for identifying febrile patients for malaria diagnostic testing in Senegal

Season Under 5 years At least 5 years All ages
Stratum (risk zone) Dry Rainy All Dry Rainy All Dry Rainy All
Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL) Percent (LCL–UCL)
North (low) 46.0 (40.2–51.8)
136/296
44.8 (39.8–50.0)
169/377
45.3 (41.5–49.2)
305/673
60.1 (54.5–65.4)
194/323
63.2 (58.4–67.7)
276/437
61.8 (58.3–65.3)
470/760
53.3 (49.3–57.3)
330/619
54.7 (51.2–58.1)
445/814
54.1 (51.5–56.7)
775/1433
Centre (moderate) 46.2 (41.0–51.4)
170/368
47.6 (42.6–52.6)
189/397
46.9 (43.4–50.5)
359/765
75.5 (70.8–79.7)
284/376
76.1 (71.5–80.1)
302/398
75.7 (72.5–78.7)
586/774
61.0 (57.4–64.5)
454/744
61.8 (58.4–65.2)
491/795
61.4 (58.9–63.8)
945/1539
South (high) 43.8 (38.1–49.7)
128/292
59.6 (54.6–64.4)
236/396
52.9 (49.1–56.7)
364/688
63.3 (57.9–68.4)
212/335
82.4 (78.6–85.7)
388/471
74.4 (71.3–77.4)
600/806
54.2 (50.2–58.2)
340/627
72.0 (68.8–74.9)
624/867
64.5 (62.0–66.9)
964/1494
Dakar (heterogeneous) 33.6 (28.0–39.5)
92/274
31.0 (26.6–35.8)
126/406
32.1 (28.6–35.7)
218/680
58.9 (53.9–63.7)
235/399
70.0 (65.8–74.0)
346/494
65.1 (61.8–68.2)
581/893
48.6 (44.8–52.4)
327/763
52.4 (49.1–55.8)
472/900
50.8 (48.3–53.3)
799/1573
All 42.8 (40.0–45.6)
526/1230
45.7 (43.2–48.2)
720/1576
44.4 (42.6–46.3)
1246/2806
64.6 (62.0–67.0)
925/1433
72.9 (70.8–75.0)
1312/1800
69.2 (67.6–70.8)
2237/3233
54.5 (52.6–56.4)
1451/2663
60.2 (58.5–61.9)
2032/3376
57.7 (56.4–58.9)
3483/6039
  1. LCL lower confidence limit, UCL upper confidence limit