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Table 2 Details of A-Survey (baseline survey 1999) and B-Survey (mid-term survey 2002)

From: Elimination of lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem from the Cook Islands

Island A-Survey B-Survey
Number of people surveyed Number of people positive for Ag (%) Number of people surveyed Number of people positive for Ag (%)
Aitutaki 200 37 (18.5) 200 8 (4.00)
Atiu 100 0 (0.0) 150 0
Mangaia 95 6 (6.3) 150 0
Mauke 98 2 (2.0) 150 0
Mitiaro 100 20 (20.0) 110 0
Rarotonga 996 92 (9.2) 773 1 (0.13)
Manihiki 100 2 (2.0) 100 0
Nassau * 50 0
Palmerston * *
Penrhyn * 100 0
Pukapuka 95 18 (18.9) 150 3 (2.00)
Rakahanga 100 5 (5.0) 92 0
Total 1884 182 (9.66) 2025 12 (0.59)
  1. *No survey done