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Table 1 Characteristics of survey samples from Tigray, Amhara and Benishangul-Gumuz Regions of Ethiopia, 2015

From: Assessment of subpatent Plasmodium infection in northwestern Ethiopia

CharacteristicsNumberProportion (%) (95% CI)
SexN = 2608 
 Female136452.3 (50.4–54.2)
 Male124447.7 (45.8–49.6)
AgeN = 2608 
 < 5114543.6 (42.0–45.8)
 5–14 years50819.5 (18.0–21.0)
 15–24 years32512.5 (11.2–13.8)
 25–49 years46017.6 (16.2–19.1)
 > 50 years1706.5 (5.6–7.5)
ElevationN = 2608 
 < 2000 m213481.8 (80.3–83.3)
 ≥ 2000 m47418.2 (16.7–19.7)
Use of bed netsN = 1798 
 Yes107259.6 (57.3–61.9)
 No72640.4 (38.1–42.7)
SeropositivityN = 1354 
 P. falciparum (MSP-1 or AMA-1)55941.3 (38.7–43.9)
 P. vivax (MSP-1 or AMA-1)46134.0 (31.6–36.6)
 P. malariae (MSP-1)947.0 (5.7–8.4)
 P. ovale (MSP-1)664.9 (3.8–6.2)
 Any Plasmodium (MSP-1 or AMA-1)69451.3 (48.6–53.9)