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Table 3 Percent of febrile patients positive for malaria by RDT, 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)
0.3 (0.0–1.9)
1/296
1.3 (0.5–3.3)
5/377
0.9 (0.4–2.0)
6/673
0.6 (0.1–2.5)
2/323
2.5 (1.3–4.6)
11/437
1.7 (1.0–3.0)
13/760
0.5 (0.1–1.5)
3/619
2.0 (1.2–3.2)
16/814
1.3 (0.8–2.1)
19/1433
Centre (moderate) 5.2 (3.2–8.1)
19/368
21.9 (18.0–26.4)
87/397
13.9 (11.5–16.6)
106/765
6.9 (4.7–10.1)
26/376
39.0 (34.3–44.1)
155/242
23.4 (20.5–26.6)
181/774
6.1 (4.5–8.1)
45/744
30.5 (27.3–33.8)
242/795
18.7 (16.8–20.7)
287/1539
South
(high)
18.8 (14.5–23.8)
55/292
68.4 (63.6–72.9)
271/396
47.4 (43.6–51.2)
326/688
34.4 (29.4–39.8)
115/334
85.4 (81.8–88.4)
402/471
64.2 (60.8–67.5)
517/805
27.2 (23.7–30.9)
170/626
77.6 (74.7–80.3)
673/867
56.5 (53.9–59.0)
843/1493
Dakar (heterogeneous) 2.9 (1.3–5.7)
8/273
3.9 (2.4–6.5)
16/406
3.5 (2.3–5.3)
24/679
4.3 (2.6–6.9)
17/399
37.0 (32.8–41.5)
183/494
22.4 (19.7–25.3)
200/893
3.7 (2.5–5.5)
25/672
22.1 (19.5–25.0)
199/900
14.3 (12.6–16.1)
224/1572
All 6.8 (5.4–8.3)
83/1229
24.1 (22.0–26.3)
379/1576
16.5 (15.1–17.9)
462/2805
11.2 (9.6–13.0)
160/1432
41.8 (39.5–44.1)
751/1800
28.2 (26.7–29.8)
911/3232
9.1 (8.1–10.3)
243/2661
33.5 (31.9–35.1)
1130/3376
22.7 (21.7–23.8)
1373/6037
  1. LCL lower confidence limit, UCL upper confidence limit