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Table 1 Summary percent positive for LF (microfilariae or antigenemia) by district (all surveys conducted 1980–2011)

From: Lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea: distribution at district level and impact of mass drug administration, 1980 to 2011

REGION DISTRICT Pop 2010 est* No of sites surveyed Mf % pos Mf N tested Mf No of sites surveyed ICT % pos ICT N tested ICT No of sites surveyed Og4C3 % pos Og4C3 N tested Og4C3 Endemic GPELF Criteria Endemic mod GPELF Criteria Endemic Alt Criteria
Bougainville autonomous region Central Bougainville 48145     3 4.3 694 1 0 415 Yes Low Low
North Bougainville 84825 3 20.2 322 1 12.8 218 3 64.7 331 Yes High High
South Bougainville 70310     1 5.0 280     Yes High High
Central Abau 48177     1 0 250     No No No
Goilala 34327     1 0 250     No No No
Kairuku-Hiri 98900     4 0 1062     No No No
Rigo 49555     4 0 768     No No No
Chimbu (Simbu) Chuave 43545     1 0 250     No No No
Gumine 43426     1 0.8 250     Yes Low No
Karimui-Nomane 43859           ? ? ?
Kerowagi 66209     1 2.4 250     Yes Low Low
Kundiawa-Gembogl 70560     1 0 250     No No No
Sina Sina-Yonggomugl 45888     1 0 250     No No No
East New Britain Gazelle 114921     2 12.8 500     Yes High High
Kokopo 74687 2 22.6 115 3 28.8 697 2 62.8 419 Yes High High
Pomio 57558 3 11.1 262 3 25.3 403 3 45.1 366 Yes High High
Rabaul 34624      24.4 250     Yes High High
East Sepik Ambunti-Dreikikir 68864 48 33.8 19235     13 68.0 3488 Yes High High
Angoram 85521 1 1.1 90        Yes Low Low
Maprik 71859 1 1.0 200        Yes Low Low
Wewak 79515     3 25.7 1086     Yes High High
Wosera Gawi 61419     1 1.0 200     Yes Low Low
Yangoro Saussia 59432     1 4.1 121     Yes Low Low
Eastern Highlands Daulo 38487     1 0 250     No No No
Goroka 89342     1 0 250     No No No
Henganofi 69326     1 0 250     No No No
Kainantu 114081     1 0 250     No No No
Lufa 57019     1 0 250     No No No
Obura-Wonenara 36905     2 0 750     No No No
Okapa 77124     1 0 250     No No No
Unggai-Benna 55947     2 0 750     No No No
Enga Kandep 63086           ? ? ?
Kompiam 59003     1 0 186     No No No
Lagaip-Porgera 121117     1 0 113     No No No
Wabag 78192     1 0.98 205     Yes Low No
Wapen-amanda 71267           ? ? ?
Gulf Kerema 84665 2 19.3 688 2 30.2 716 1 64.9 222 Yes High High
Kikori 53515     1 2.8 250     Yes Low Low
Madang Bogia 74537     1 1.0 100     Yes Low Low
Madang 113159 1 32.3 96        Yes High High
Middle Ramu 75548 1 41.5 106 1 13.0 92 3 35.5 262 Yes High High
Rai Coast 73486     1 10.3 68     Yes High High
Sumkar 87522 4 23.9 2032     3 49.5 1690 Yes High High
Usino-Bundi 52314 4 7.8 2510 4 31.2 2488     Yes High High
Manus Manus 56083     1 0 250     No No No
Milne Bay Alotau 95551 8 21.1 479 6 32.6 988 5 57.5 1101 Yes High High
Esa’ala 54588     3 55.4 1250     Yes High High
Kiriwina-Goodenough 63961     3 20.0 1076     Yes High High
Samarai-Murua 55246 4 40.0 400 6 7.4 2187 7 24.0 1199 Yes High High
Morobe Bulolo 101795     1 30.2 149     Yes High High
Finschafen 59690     1 30.0 250     Yes High High
Huon 78454     1 29.7 128     Yes High High
Kabwum 55204     1 30.4 115     Yes High High
Lae 157082     1 30.1 226     Yes High High
Markham 65071     1 13.2 250     Yes High High
Menyamya 90347     1 6.0 100     Yes High High
Nawae 46183     1 28.0 250     Yes High High
Tewae-Siassi 57107 1 2.7 150        Yes Low Low
National Capital District Moresby North East 120664**     2 6.2 341     Yes High High
Moresby North West 120664           ? ? ?
Moresby South 120666     6 1.4 1019     Yes Low Low
New Ireland Kavieng 71099 4 15.5 380 2 12.5 767 4 55.5 418 Yes High High
Namanatai 86416 16 20.0 2029 6 9.8 11884 6 44.9 1307 Yes High High
Northern (Oro) Ijivitari 88727 1 0 402 2 2.0 702 1 3.1 416 Yes Low No
Sohe 84961 1 0 462 2 0.9 750 1 1.0 484 Yes Low No
Southern Highlands Ialibu-Pangia 76654     1 0 250     No No No
Imbonggu 90667     1 1.9 213     Yes Low Low
Kagua-Erave 82261           ? ? ?
Komo-Margarima 96818           ? ? ?
Koroba-Kopiago 104986           ? ? ?
Mendi-Munihu 145483     1 0.8 250     Yes Low No
Nipa-Kutubu 148640 7 39.8 771     1 51.9 181 Yes High High
Tari-Pori 78783           ? ? ?
West New Britain Kandrian-Gloucester 79356 3 2.5 355 4 19.5 523 4 55.4 417 Yes High Low
Talasea 183437 2 2.9 377 1 6.1 412 2 22.9 455 Yes High Low
West Sepik (Sandaun) Aitape-Lumi 67670           ? Low ?
Nuku 58339     1 3.7 136     Yes Low Low
Telefomin 45112     1 10.9 193     Yes High High
Vanimo-Green River 64335     1 22.0 250     Yes High High
Western (Fly) Middle Fly 77277 3 41.4 1138 2 69.4 674 15 53.0 2374 Yes High High
North Fly 70443 35 25.8 4826     1 57.0 676 Yes High High
South Fly 64388     2 0.4 500     Yes Low No
Western Highlands Anglimp-South Wahgi 123618     1 0.4 250     Yes Low No
Dei 63706     1 2.4 250     Yes Low Low
Jimi 47856     1 0 234     No No No
Mount Hagen 111305     2 0.9 450     Yes Low No
Mul-Baiyer 72563     1 0.8 250     Yes Low No
North Wahgi 66363     1 0.8 250     Yes Low No
Tambul-Nebilyer 77859     1 0.8 250     Yes Low No
Grand Total   6829240 167 27.5 37425 148 12.9 43264 79 48.8 16221    
Crude average of sites     18.5    10.1    45.4     
  1. * obtained from source[31] with adjustment of 2000 census district figures by province- specific growth rates 1980–2000.
  2. ** population of National Capital District equally divided between three districts.