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Table 3 Change of annual parasite incidence rate ratios based on project reports in five special regions of Myanmar from 2008 to 2013

From: Malaria control along China-Myanmar Border during 2007–2013: an integrated impact evaluation

Years (n = person-yearsa] Vivax malaria Falciparum malaria All confirmed malaria
Number of cases Rate ratio (95 % CI] P- value Number of cases Rate ratio (95 % CI] P- value Number of cases Rate ratio (95 % CI] P- value
2008 (Baseline, n = 195 849) 2 765 Reference 5 409 Reference 8 174 Reference
2009 (n = 544 876) 3 680 0.48 (0.46–0.50) <0.0001 6 738 0.45 (0.43–0.46) <0.0001 10 455 0.46 (0.45–0.47) <0.0001
2010 (n = 554 143) 2 798 0.36 (0.34–0.38) <0.0001 2 279 0.15 (0.14–0.16) <0.0001 5 084 0.22 (0.21–0.23) <0.0001
2011 (n = 187 803) 873 0.33 (0.31–0.36) <0.0001 526 0.10 (0.09–0.11) <0.0001 1 413 0.18 (0.17–0.19) <0.0001
2012 (n = 308 067) 1 251 0.29 (0.27–0.31) <0.0001 860 0.10 (0.09–0.11) <0.0001 2 111 0.16 (0.16–0. 17) <0.0001
2013 (n = 626 125) 3 181 0.36 (0.34–0. 38) <0.0001 1 279 0.07 (0.07–0. 08) <0.0001 4 460 0.17 (0.16–0. 18) <0.0001
  1. aThe GFATM stopped its Chinese operations between May and December, 2011, HPA’s Health Information System in the five special regions of Myanmar established and maintained by the GFATM grants, could run only for four months (January to April), n = 4 X 563409/12 = 187803 person-years. In 2012, HPA spent the first half of the year to recruit new staff and restore project activities, n = 6 × 572 678/12 = 286 339 person-years