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Table 1 Characteristics of individuals tested for malaria at TPC hospital from 2009 to 2018 N = 73,694

From: Ten years of monitoring malaria trend and factors associated with malaria test positivity rates in Lower Moshi

Variable n %
Age category
 0–5 13,633 18.50
 6–15 10,244 13.90
 16–30 1158 26.00
 31–45 17,417 23.63
 46–65 9003 12.22
 66 +  4239 5.75
Median age in years (range) 26 (0–110)  
Gender
 Female 38,351 52.04
 Male 35,343 47.96
Malaria test
 Positive 895 1.21
 Negative 72,799 98.79
Parasitaemia (n = 872)
 Low parasitaemia 309 35.44
 Moderate parasitaemia 337 38.65
 High parasitaemia 216 24.77
 Hyperparasitaemia 10 1.15
Geometric mean (SD) 2035 (4.84)  
  1. SD Standard deviation