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Table 3 Prevalence of malaria from the cross-sectional study in the two localities of Dembiya District (October-November, 2018)

From: Malaria prevalence and associated risk factors in Dembiya district, North-western Ethiopia

Number and proportions of microscopic malaria parasite positive blood samples
Study sites Arebiya Guramba Bata
Age No. examined P.f (%) P.v (%) Mix (%) Total +ve (%)a Age No. examined P.f (%) P.v (%) Mix (%) Total +ve(%)b
 < 5 30 0 0 0 0 < 5 24 1 (4.2) 0 0 1 (4.2)
 5–9 76 0 0 0 0 5–9 63 1 (1.6) 0 0 1 (1.6)
 10–14 74 1 (1.4) 0 0 1 (1.4) 10–14 57 0 1 (1.8) 0 1 (1.8)
 ≥ 15 190 6 (3.2) 2 (1.1) 3 (1.6) 11 (5.8) ≥ 15 220 8 (3.6) 2 (0.9) 1 (0.5) 11 (5)
 Total 370 7(1.9) 2 (0.5) 3 (0.8) 12 (3.2) Total 365 10 (2.7) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.3) 14 (3.8)
Number and proportions of microscopic malaria parasite positive blood samples
Study sites Arebiya Guramba Bata
Sex No. examined P.f (%) P.v (%) Mix (%) Total +ve (%)c Age No. examined P.f (%) P.v (%) Mix (%) Total +ve (%)d
 Male 200 6 (3) 1 (0.5) 3 (1.5) 10 (5) Male 182 4 (2.2) 3 (1.6) 1 (0.5) 8 (4.4)
 Female 170 1 (0.6) 1 (0.6) 0 2 (1.2) Female 183 6 (3.3) 0 0 6 (3.3)
 Total 370 7 (1.9) 2 (0.5) 3 (0.8) 12 (3.2) Total 365 10 (2.7) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.3) 14 (3.8)
  1. aχ2 = 8.3, df = 3, p = 0.040; bχ2 = 2.32, df = 3, p = 0.509; cχ2 = 4.3, df = 1, p = 0.039; dχ2 = 0.31, df = 1, p = 0.579