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Table 3 Prevalence of gametocytaemia, Magaria, Niger, 2016–2018

From: Prevalence of malaria in an area receiving seasonal malaria chemoprevention in Niger

  High season
survey 1
October 2016
(N = 588)
Low season
survey 1
December 2016
(N = 634)
High season
survey 2
September 2017
(N = 818)
Low season
survey 2
February 2018
(N = 643)
  Prevalence 95% CI Prevalence 95% CI Prevalence 95% CI Prevalence 95% CI
Gender
 Male 14.4 10.7–19.0 7.4 4.9–11.0 13.3 10.2–17.3 6.0 3.9–9.2
 Female 11.8 8.3–17.7 8.5 5.6–12.7 9.7 7.2–13.0 5.2 3.2–8.2
Age
 3–59 months 19.3* 14.6–25.2 12.4* 8.6–17.6 16.4* 12.5–21.3 9.9* 6.5–14.8
 5–9 years 18.5 12.7–26.1 13.1 8.6–19.4 16.2 11.5–22.4 6.3 3.5–11.1
  ≥ 10 years 4.9 2.8–8.4 1.5 0.6–3.9 5.5 3.6–8.4 1.6 0.6–4.1
Type of SMC in the area
 DOT 14.1 10.5–18.6 7.7 5.0–11.6 11.5 9.3–14.1 5.6 4.0–7.8
 Non-Dot 11.9 8.4–16.6 8.1 5.4–11.9
  1. *Adjusted Wald p < 0.0001 between both groups of children and adults during each survey; no differences between children aged 3–59 months and 5–9 years in any given survey