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Table 3 Prevalence of anaemia among malaria positive children

From: Housing type and risk of malaria among under-five children in Nigeria: evidence from the malaria indicator survey

Anaemia level Number tested % RDT+ p-value Micro+ χ2 p-value
Severe 224 3.7 87.6 < 0.001* 67.4 < 0.001*
Moderate 2376 39.4 61.9   40.6  
Mild 1524 25.3 37.5   20.6  
Not anaemic 1905 31.6 25.1   12.9  
  1. RDT+: positive on rapid diagnostic test, Micro+: positive on microscopy test
  2. * Significant at 5% χ2 test