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Table 2 The prevalence of Plasmodium spp. in different age groups in Kombolcha Health Centre from 2009 to 2016

From: Eight-year trend analysis of malaria prevalence in Kombolcha, South Wollo, north-central Ethiopia: a retrospective study

Age category P. falciparum n (%) P. vivax n (%) Mixed infection (Pf + Pv) n (%)
<  5 125 (10.1) 82 (11.2) 9 (10.1)
5–14 186 (15.0) 100 (13.6) 17 (19.1)
15–45 868 (69.8) 513 (69.9) 59 (66.3)
>  45 64 (5.1) 39 (5.3) 4 (4.5)
  1. Abbreviations: Pv Plasmodium vivax, Pf Plasmodium falciparum