Table 2

Proportion of malaria and other common causes of fever in the cohort during the two seasons January to April and May to December 1996

Cause of feverLow risk season January–AprilHigh risk Season March–DecemberTotal (%)
Number (%)Number (%)
Malaria2-150 48 (6.0)511 (30.3)559 (22.4)
Other cause of fever756 (94.0)1175 (69.7)1931 (77.6)
Total804 (32.3)1686 (67.7)2490 (100)
  • 2-150 p < 0.05.