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Table 3 Number of individuals screened, mean age, Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) gametocyte rate, parasite prevalence, spleen rate and geometric mean parasite density (GMPD) by agro-ecosystems and village

From: Spatio-temporal prevalence of malaria and anaemia in relation to agro-ecosystems in Mvomero district, Tanzania

Ecosystem Village No. screened Mean age P. falciparum N (%) GMPD/μl Gametocyte rate Spleen ratea N (%)
Savannah Luhindo 1087 12.01 301 (27.7) 228.48 1.20 288 (27.1)
Dakawa 995 13.50 206 (20.7) 161.44 0.98 105 (10.6)
  Total 2082   507 (24.4)    393 (19.1)
Sugarcane Mtibwa 1201 11.71 87 (7.2) 434.25 2.17 58 (4.8)
Rice-irrigation Mkindo 1212 12.09 557 (46.0) 204.46 4.60 199 (16.4)
Dihombo 1125 13.42 349 (31.0) 278.64 1.73 198 (17.6)
Mbogo 1142 12.78 470 (41.2) 322.13 1.29 204 (17.9)
Komtonga 1126 14.18 746 (66.3) 257.24 1.34 330 (29.5)
  Total 4605   2122 (46.1)    931 (20.3)
Overall   7888 12.79 2716 (34.4) 269.52 1.78 1382 (17.6)
  1. aDone for children children ≤ 15 years