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Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012

Research

Lack of Decline in Childhood Malaria, Malawi, 2001–2010

Arantxa Roca-FeltrerComments to Author , Collins J. Kwizombe, Miguel A. Sanjoaquin, Sanie S.S. Sesay, Brian Faragher, Jim Harrison, Karen Geukers, Storn Kabuluzi, Don P. Mathanga, Elizabeth Molyneux, Maganizo Chagomera, Terrie Taylor, Malcolm Molyneux, and Robert S. Heyderman
Author affiliations: Malawi–Liverpool–Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Program, Blantyre, Malawi (A. Roca-Feltrer, C.J. Kwizombe, M.A. Sanjoaquin, S.S.S. Sesay, M. Molyneux, R.S Heyderman); Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK (A. Roca-Feltrer, M.A. Sanjoaquin, B. Faragher, R.S Heyderman); Beit CURE International Hospital, Blantyre (J. Harrison); McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (K. Geukers); Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi (S. Kabuluzi); University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre (D.P. Mathanga, E. Molyneux, M. Chagomera, T. Taylor); Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (T. Taylor); University of Liverpool, Liverpool (R.S. Heyderman)

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Figure 3

Mean age (95% CI) of children with cerebral malaria admitted to the research ward at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi, during January–June, 2001–2010. Data were not available for 2005. *Denotes a significant difference (p<0.001) in the mean age compared with that in the reference year (2001).

Figure 3. Mean age (95% CI) of children with cerebral malaria admitted to the research ward at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi, during January–June, 2001–2010. Data were not available for 2005. *Denotes a significant difference (p<0.001) in the mean age compared with that in the reference year (2001).

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