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Table 6 Seasonal variation of sporozoitic index in rural (Sonsoro) and urban (Gansosso) Kandi from May 2012 to April 2013

From: Evidence for perennial malaria in rural and urban areas under the Sudanian climate of Kandi, Northeastern Benin

Locations Parameters Wet season Dry season Total
   (May-12 to October-13) (November-12 to April-13)  
Rural Kandi (Sonsoro) N tested 237 10 247
Positive 7 1 8
S (%) 2.95a 10b 3.24x
IC-95% [1.44-5.97] [2.15-16.84] [1.92-6.34]
Urban Kandi (Gansosso) N tested 36 3 39
Positive 1 0 1
S (%) 2.78a 0a 2.56y
IC-95% [0.49-14.17] [0.00-0.56] [0.45-13.18]
  1. S: sporozoitic index in %.
  2. CI: confidence interval.
  3. a,b,x,yValues with the same superscript do not differ significantly.