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Table 1 General characteristics of study subjects stratified by presence of APFP

From: Impact of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia on the imunohematological indices among school children and adolescents in a rural area highly endemic for Malaria in southern Mozambique

Age (years)
Parameter   5 - 11    12 - 20  
Parasitized (n=116) Non-parasitized (n=68) p-value* Parasitized (n=78) Non-parasitized (n=81) p-value*
Gender       
   Male 59/82 (71.9%) 23/82 (28.1%)   56/100 (56.0%) 44/100 (44.0%)  
   Female 40/71 (56.3%) 31/71 (43.7%) 0.044 37/85 (43.5%) 48/85 (56.5%) 0.091
Height (cm)       
   Median 121 121   145 152  
   IQR 115-128 115-127 0.974 138-154 141-158 0.036
Weight (Kg)       
   Median 21.6 22.3   36.3 40.1  
   IQR 19.9-25.6 20.0-25.0 0.693 30.4-43.7 32.5-46.9 0.042
BMI (Kg/m 2 )       
   Median 15.4 15.4   16.8 17.6  
   IQR 14.5-16.3 14.6-16.0 0.952 15.6-18.1 16.4-18.8 0.020
  1. * Mann–Whitney test.