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Table 1 Summary statistics from health facility-based and cohort surveillance studies; September 2011–August 2014

From: Estimating malaria incidence from routine health facility-based surveillance data in Uganda

Data source Metric Study site
Kihihi Nagongera
Malaria Reference Centres Outpatient visits for children aged 6 months–< 11 years 20,742 28,156
Outpatient visits for children aged 6 months–< 11 years from catchment area (percent of total) 9,555 (46.1%) 13,985 (49.7%)
Malaria suspected from catchment area (percent of total from catchment area) 8,497 (88.9%) 12,401 (88.7%)
Diagnostic test performed (percent of malaria suspected from catchment area) 8,493 (99.9%) 12,238 (98.7%)
Tested positive for malaria in catchment area (percent of tested from catchment area) 4,247 (50.0%) 5,358 (43.8%)
Cohort Studies Number of children observed 353 333
Person-years of observation 848 780
Number of episodes of malaria 1,474 2,304
Incidence of malaria (new episodes per person-year) 1.7 3.0