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Table 2 Prevalence of malaria infection and splenomegaly by livelihoods and village in Kilosa district

From: Malaria, anaemia and nutritional status among schoolchildren in relation to ecosystems, livelihoods and health systems in Kilosa District in central Tanzania

Ecosystem Village N mRDT Microscopy Splenomegally Use of net
N (%) N (%) N (%) (%)
Rice irrigation Tindiga 253 35 (13.8) 22 (8.7) 4 (1.6) 83.2
Malui 258 58 (22.5) 20 (7.8) 2 (0.8) 86.2
Dry savannah Twatwatwa 269 6 (2.2) 2 (0.7) 0 (0.0) 75.6
Mbwade 239 9 (3.8) 2 (0.8) 0 (0.0) 80.7
  Total 1,019 108 (10.6) 46 (4.5) 6 (0.6) 83.2
  1. Key: N = number of children screened