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Table 4 Prevalence of malaria (by microscopy) in children under five years from recent Demographic Health Surveys in sub-Saharan African countries

From: Multilevel and geo-statistical modeling of malaria risk in children of Burkina Faso

Country Survey dates Rainy season* Malaria prevalence (%)
Benin 12/2011 to 03/2012 April-July & October-November 28.4
Ivory Coast 12/2011 to 05/2012 April-July & October-November 18.0
Gambia 02/2013 to 04/2013 June-Octoberber 0.8
Ghana 09/2011 to 12/2011 April-July & September-October 27.5
Guinea 06/2012 to 10/2012 May-October 43.9
Liberia 09/2011 to 12/2011 May-October 27.8
Mali 11/2012 to 02/2013 June-October 51.6
Nigeria 10/2010 to 12/2010 April-October 42.0
Senegal 10/2010 to 04/2011 June-October 2.9
Tanzania 12/2011 to 05/2012 January-April & November-December 4.1
Uganda 11/2009 to 01/2010 March-May & September-November 44.7
Burkina Faso 05/2010 to 01/2011 July-October 66.0
  1. *Because of sometime important within country variations in the timing and duration of the rainy season, this climatic indicator is reported for the capital region of each country.