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Table 6 Comparison of lymphoedema data with MDA reports

From: Developing a community-led SMS reporting tool for the rapid assessment of lymphatic filariasis morbidity burden: case studies from Malawi and Ghana

Lymphoedema Estimated Adult Population Reported Adjusted by PPV Adjusted by under-reporting estimate and PPV Reported during MDAa
Malawi      
St Montfort/Mafale 35,588 36 31 37 3
Bereu 8,596 18 16 18 14
Kasinthula 6,690 36 36 42 13
Total 50,874 90 81 94 30
Ghana      
Selected communities in Ahanta West 24,835 191 180 N/A 13
  1. aMDA figures include children