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Table 1 Distribution of malaria cases by age, sex and Plasmodium species in Tanquae Abergelle, 2017

From: Malaria outbreak investigation in Tanquae Abergelle district, Tigray region of Ethiopia: a case–control study

Characteristics Total tested (microscopy) Total positive Positivity rate (%) Plasmodium species
Plasmosdium falciprum N (%) Plasmodium vivax N (%) Mixed N (%)
Sex
 Male 606 414 68.3 405 (66.8%) 9 (1.5%) 2 (0.3%)
 Female 694 462 66.5 451 (64.9%) 11 (1.6%) 0
Age group
 0–4 337 213 63.2 209 (62%) 4 (1.2%) 1 (0.2%)
 5–14 216 166 76.8 165 (76.4%) 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.4%)
 15–44 624 420 67.3 410 (65.7%) 10 (1.6%) 0
 > 44 123 77 62.6 72 (58.5%) 5 (4.1%) 0
Total 1300 876 67.4 856 20 2