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Table 1 Prevalence of malaria parasitaemia among children 2–9 years of age, Ethiopia (June 2016)

From: Quantifying malaria endemicity in Ethiopia through combined application of classical methods and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay: an initial step for countries with low transmission initiating elimination programme

Parasite species RDT Microscopy
Overall parasite rate, 95% CI Infection rate by species, 95% CI Overall parasite rate, 95% CI Infection rate by species, 95% CI
P. falciparum 1.31% (0.50 to 2.12) 1.57% (0.69 to .46) 1.44% (0.59 to 2.29) 1.44% (0.59 to 2.29)
P. vivax 0.92% (0.24 to 1.60) 1.18% (0.41 to 1.95) 0.92% (0.24 to 1.60) 0.92% (0.24 to 1.60)
Mixed infections 0.26% (− 0.10 to 0.63)   0.00%  
Overall 2.49% (1.38 to 3.59)   2.36% (1.28 to 3.44)