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Table 2 Survey measured parasite prevalence in children 1–59 months. by year and province, Zambia 2006–2012

From: The relative contribution of climate variability and vector control coverage to changes in malaria parasite prevalence in Zambia 2006–2012

  Parasite prevalence (%) (95 % CI)
Province 2006 2008 2010 2012
Central 31.0 (16.0–46.0) 5.6 (0.0–11.7) 9.2 (2.7–15.7) 8.6 (3.4–20.4)
Lusaka 0.0 (0.0–4.7) 1.2 (0.0–2.6) 0.0 (0.0–1.0) 0.0 (0.0–1.6)
Copperbelt 14.3 (5.2–23.4) 10.0 (4.9–15.0) 12.1 (6.0–18.2) 4.6 (1.3–15.4)
Eastern 23.8 (12.1–35.6) 8.2 (4.4–12.1) 22.0 (17.4–26.6) 20.4 (15.6–26.2)
Luapula 33.8 (23.0–44.5) 19.6 (12.5–26.7) 50.5 (41.2–59.8) 32.2 (22.1–44.4)
Northern 30.2 (18.9–41.6) 10.9 (6.0–15.7) 23.6 (9.5–37.7) 22.0 (15.7–30.0)
North-western 23.4a 14.1 (4.8–23.4) 6.0 (0.7–11.4) 16.7 (9.6–27.6)
Southern 15.5 (3.1–27.9) 7.7 (0.0–17.0) 5.7 (0.4–10.9) 8.5 (5.1–13.8)
Western 11.2 (1.6–20.9) 2.7 (0.0–5.9) 5.1 (1.2–8.9) 12.6 (6.0–24.7)
National 22.4 (17.6–27.2) 9.3 (7.0–11.6) 15.9 (12.2–19.6) 14.6 (11.9–17.7)
  1. Point estimates and confidence intervals account for survey design
  2. adata missing (prevalence estimated from rapid diagnostic test (RDT) field reports