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Table 1 Positive samples (\(\varvec{x}\)) and apparent prevalence (\(\varvec{AP}\), %) with 95% exact confidence interval for malaria by country and diagnostic method

From: True malaria prevalence in children under five: Bayesian estimation using data of malaria household surveys from three sub-Saharan countries

Diagnostic test DRC (n = 6941) Uganda (n = 4072) Kenya (n = 2560)
x AP (95% CI) x AP (95% CI) x AP (95% CI)
RDT 2090 30 (29–31) 1210 30 (28–31) 209 8.2 (7.1–9.3)
Microscopy 1523 22 (21–23) 761 19 (18–20) 113 4.4 (3.7–5.3)
  1. RDT rapid diagnostic test