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Table 3 Plasmodium falciparum prevalence rates (95% confidence interval) and number of children examined per village (in bold), recorded during repeated cross-sectional surveys carried out between April 2007 and November 2008 in five study villages in central Côte d'Ivoire.

From: The use of insecticide-treated nets for reducing malaria morbidity among children aged 6-59 months, in an area of high malaria transmission in central Côte d'Ivoire

Study sites Malaria parasitaemia prevalences (95% CI)
  April November
  2007 2008 2007 2008
Gbohua-Angbavia 45.6 (41.1-50.0)/169 54.3 (45.2-63.5)/81 62.6 (58.5-66.8)/174 74.4 (68.9-79.9)/125
Gbakokro-Abokro n.a 70.0 (68.9-71.1)/108 88.1 (83.7-92.6)/69
Tafissou-Bringakro 47.7 (45.1-50.3)/262 25.3 (20.7-29.9)/166 62.0 (57.6-66.4)/192 82.9 (78.3-87.4)/146
N'Da Dibykro-N'Da Kouassikro 28.7 (25.5-31.9)/143 17.1 (12.8-21.4)/111 52.7 (48.2-57.2)/129 59.0 (53.8-64.2)/117
Alluminankro-N'Kloidjo 57.8 (54.5-61.1)/129 17.9 (12.9-22.9)/95 55.5 (50.2-60.7)/110 90.2 (86.2-94.2)/92
Overall 45.3 (43.6-47.0)/506 26.9 (24.2-29.7)/453 60.2 (58.3-62.3)/713 77.6 (75.3-79.8)/549
  April 2007 vs. April 2008: p = 0.029 November 2007 vs. November 2008: p = 0.003
  1. n.a: not assessed †: finite population corrected ‡: adjusted for cluster sampling design