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Table 2 Number of included councils, schools and children, by transmission area

From: Nationwide school malaria parasitaemia survey in public primary schools, the United Republic of Tanzania

  Councils Schools Children Total pop. (2010) *, %
N Children per council N Children per school N %
Mean Min Max % Mean Min Max
Transmission zone*
 Low stable 30 253.5 111 546 88 86.4 44 166 7606 15.5 25.4
 Hypo-endemic 1 40 296.1 64 501 130 91.1 42 157 11,845 24.1 20.4
 Hypo-endemic 2 27 303.3 97 653 91 90 44 199 8188 16.7 13.3
 Meso-endemic 67 316.5 89 1109 224 94.7 44 165 21,208 43.2 38.4
 Hyper-holo-endemic 1 146 146 146 2 73 73 73 146 0.3 2.3
 Missing** 1 120 120 120 2 60 60 60 120 0.2
Total 166 295.9 64 1109 537 91.5 42 199 49,113 100 100
  1. * Source: Epidemiological profile Tanzania, 2013 [1]; ** no data for Mafia council in Pwani Region