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Volume 11, Number 8—August 2005

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Malaria and Irrigated Crops, Accra, Ghana

Eveline Klinkenberg*†, P.J. McCall*, Ian M. Hastings*, Michael D. Wilson‡, Felix P. Amerasinghe§, and Martin J. Donnelly*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom; †International Water Management Institute (West Africa), Accra, Ghana; ‡Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, Ghana; §International Water Management Institute Headquarters, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Location of urban agricultural (UA) sites and households surveyed within Accra, Ghana. Communities surveyed are shown with full name, UA or control (C), number of children sampled, and malaria prevalence. AIR, (Airport, UA, n = 77, 19.5%); ALA, (Alajo UA, n = 166, 15.1%); DZOR, (Dzorwulu UA, n = 132, 19.7%); KBU, (Korle Bu, UA, n = 181, 8.8%); KOTO, (Kotobabi, UA, n = 219, 18.3%); ROM, (Roman Ridge, UA, n = 105, 22.9%); CANT, (Cantonments, UA, n = 23, 13.0%); MLE, (Kokomlemle, C*, n = 160, 20.6%

Figure 1. . Location of urban agricultural (UA) sites and households surveyed within Accra, Ghana. Communities surveyed are shown with full name, UA or control (C), number of children sampled, and malaria prevalence. AIR, (Airport, UA, n = 77, 19.5%); ALA, (Alajo UA, n = 166, 15.1%); DZOR, (Dzorwulu UA, n = 132, 19.7%); KBU, (Korle Bu, UA, n = 181, 8.8%); KOTO, (Kotobabi, UA, n = 219, 18.3%); ROM, (Roman Ridge, UA, n = 105, 22.9%); CANT, (Cantonments, UA, n = 23, 13.0%); MLE, (Kokomlemle, C*, n = 160, 20.6%); AD, (Asylum Down, C*, n = 160, 11.3%); KAN, (Kaneshie, C, n = 159, 19.5%); LAB, (Labonie/LA, C, n = 175, 9.7%); USH, (Ushertown, C, n = 200, 6.5%). Communities marked C* were originally identified as control communities but small UA sites were later identified close to them.

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