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Table 3 Predicted percentage of at-risk population of children aged 1–10 years, by district and risk category.

From: Spatial analysis and mapping of malaria risk in Malawi using point-referenced prevalence of infection data

District 0–15% 15–30% 30–45% 45–60% 60–100% Population† §
Likoma 0 0 100 0 0 1,173
Chitipa 30 40 20 10 0 21,098
Karonga 0 20 10 10 60 31,267
Rumphi 10 60 20 5 5 20,531
Mzimba 50 20 15 15 0 97,263
Nkhatabay 20 10 20 20 30 24,380
Mzuzu City 0 70 30 0 0 12,627
Nkhotakota 0 15 15 20 50 38,184
Ntchisi 0 0 0 5 95 27,166
Dowa 0 0 0 5 95 67,357
Salima 0 0 0 5 95 41,126
Kasungu 0 10 30 30 30 78,357
Mchinji 0 0 20 20 60 53,843
Lilongwe rural 20 20 15 15 30 214,472
Lilongwe City 0 25 25 25 25 63,557
Dedza 15 20 60 5 0 81,928
Ntcheu 40 40 15 5 0 58,214
Mangochi 40 25 25 5 5 99,604
Balaka 30 30 30 5 5 39,273
Machinga 25 20 25 10 20 60,757
Chiradzulu 30 30 20 20 0 34,236
Phalombe 0 0 15 15 75 35,682
Mulanje 5 15 30 20 30 61,682
Blantyre rural 20 40 30 10 0 112,095
Blantyre city 0 85 15 0 0 67,009
Zomba 0 10 70 10 10 81,298
Zomba city 0 10 10 15 65 9,143
Mwanza 40 25 15 20 0 22,341
Chikwawa 15 15 20 20 30 57,355
Thyolo 0 5 35 10 50 68,442
Nsanje 10 30 60 0 0 32,248
Total 14 22 25 12 27 2,732,434
  1. Population estimates at mid-year 2005
  2. §Source: National Statistics Office [32]