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Table 1 Malaria infection rates in cases and controls, by age groups. Health facility-based surveys

From: Rapid Urban Malaria Appraisal (RUMA) II: Epidemiology of urban malaria in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)

Age groups Cases Positive/Total % Controls Positive/Total % OR 95% CI P value
Infants 0–1 year 2/99 (2.0%) 4/116 (3.4%) 0.59 0.07–3.82 0.84
Children 1–5 years 15/213 (7.0%) 8/178 (4.5%) 1.57 0.61–4.14 0.43
Children 6–15 years 7/97 (7.2%) 2/56 (3.6%) 2.02 0.37–14.62 0.61
Adults >15 years 13/308 (4.2%) 8/423 (1.9%) 2.23 0.85–5.96 0.11