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Table 5 Predicted number of patients using rule-based classification against true clinical diagnosis by age

From: Clinical malaria diagnosis: rule-based classification statistical prototype

Predicted malarial status True clinical diagnosis of malaria
5–9 Years 10–17 Years 18 Years and above Total
Positive Negative Positive Negative Positive Negative Positive Negative
(a) Predictive dataset: Kalisizo Hospital
Positive 6 4 10 3 65 8 81 15
Negative 5 4 4 3 25 14 34 21
Total 11 8 14 6 90 22 115 36
(b) Training dataset: Kisubi Hospital
Positive 56 22 20 19 11 15 90 16
Negative 5 270 5 105 4 290 11 705
Total 61 292 25 124 15 305 101 721