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Table 1 Malaria situation in Paletwa Township (2017–2018)

From: Predictors of malaria rapid diagnostic test positivity in a high burden area of Paletwa Township, Chin State in Western Myanmar

Descriptions 2017 2018 Total
Malaria positivity
 Total febrile cases tested 17 520 16 959 34 479
 Confirmed cases 5106 4075 9181
 Positivity rate (%) 29.1 24.0 26.6
Malaria parasite [n (%)]
 Plasmodium falciparum 3981 (78.0) 2738 (67.2) 6719 (73.1)
 P. vivax 1020 (20.0) 1272 (31.2) 2292 (25.0)
 Mixed infections 105 (2.0) 65 (1.6) 170 (1.9)
  1. The data reflected only for 100 implemented villages by Myanmar Health Assistant Association