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Table 2 Parasite carriage rates of P. f and P. v + P. m in the17 villages

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

Age group P. falciparum rates (%) P. vivax+ P. malariae rates (%)
2003.12 2004.07 2004.12 2005.07 2005.12 2006.6 2006.12 2003.12 2004.07 2004.12 2005.07 2005.12 2006.6 2006.12
Children 37.0 9.1* 10.8* 3.4* 2.3* 0.13* 1.4* 18.8 8.4* 4.9* 4.4* 3.0* 1.8* 1.4*
  (N = 679) (N = 777) (N = 813) (N = 877) (N = 704) (N = 791) (N = 844) (N = 679) (N = 777) (N = 813) (N = 877) (N = 704) (N = 791) (N = 844)
Adults 34.2 NA 4.9* 1.6* 2.5*   1.6* 12.3 NA 5.2* 3.1* 3.8*   0.5*
  (N = 415) NA (N = 796) (N = 616) (N = 366)   (N = 436) (N = 415)   (N = 796) (N = 616) (N = 366)   (N = 436)
Whole Population 35.9   8.2* 2.7* 2.3*   1.5* 16.4   5.0* 3.9* 3.3*   1.1*
  (N = 1094) - (N = 1609) (N 1493) (N = 1070)   (N = 1280) (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)
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