Table 2

Prevalence of active trachoma (TF and/or TI) by division among children aged 0–9 in the Gambia, 1996

DivisionNo examinedPrevalence TF/TI (%)No of settlements examinedPrevalence range (%)No of settlements
Prevalence of active trachoma
0%0.1– 4.9%5.0– 19.9%20.0%+
Banjul City1701.230.0–2.01200
Western
 Greater Banjul12805.5180.0–23.45661
 Remainder5669.5120.0–35.31371
Lower River33911.560.0–19.52130
North Bank7497.7110.0–24.71451
Central River7324.8130.0–25.03532
Upper River7561.3100.0–8.36310
Total45925.9730.0–35.31924255