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Table 1 Average population parasite carriage rates in the 17 villages

From: Rapid and effective malaria control in Cambodia through mass administration of artemisinin-piperaquine

Age group Parasite rates (%)
2003.12 2004.07 2004.12 2005.07 2005.12 2006.6 2006.12
Children 55.8 17.5* 15.7* 7.8* 5.3* 1.9* 2.8*
  (N = 679) (N = 777) (N = 813) (N = 877) (N = 704) (N = 791) (N = 844)
Adults 46.5 NA 10.7* 4.9* 6.3* NA 2.1*
  (N = 415)   (N = 796) (N = 616) (N = 366)   (N = 436)
Whole population 52.3 - 13.2* 6.6* 5.6* - 2.6*
  (N = 1094)   (N = 1609) (N = 1493) (N = 1070)   (N = 1280)
  1. * P < 0.01 vs. the data obtained in Dec.2003 (before conducting mass treatment); NA, not done.
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