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Table 5 Percentage of children less than 5 years old examined positive after blood examination (number of positive fever cases/number of children examined), 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 Proportions of clinical malaria cases (95% CI)
  April November
  2007 2008 2007 2008
Gbohua-Angbavia 17.2 (13.8-20.5)/169 3.6 (0.2-7.0)/81 12.5 (9.8-15.4)/174 5.6 (2.7-8.4)/125
Gbakokro-Abokro n.a 6.3 (5.6-6.9)/108 3.3 (1.0-5.7)/69
Tafissou-Bringakro 18.3 (16.3-20.2)/262 6.3 (3.6-9.1)/166 10.4 (7.7-13.2)/192 8.3 (4.9-11.6)/146
N'Da Dibykro-N'Da Kouassikro 9.8 (7.7-11.9)/143 4.5 (2.1-6.8)/111 19.4 (15.8-22.9)/129 8.3 (5.1-11.6)/117
Alluminankro-N'Kloidjo 8.1 (6.3-10.0)/129 5.3 (0.2-8.2)/95 13.6 (10.0-17.3)/110 10.6 (6.6-14.7)/92
Overall 14.4 (13.2-15.6)/506 5.1 (3.7-6.5)/453 12.7 (11.3-14.0)/713 7.5 (6.0-9.0)/549
  April 2007 vs. April 2008: p < 0.001 November 2007 vs. November 2008: p = 0.001
  1. n.a: not assessed †: finite population corrected ‡: adjusted for cluster sampling design