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Table 4 Prevalence of anemia in the study subjects: stratification by age and presence of P. falciparum

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

Characteristics Definition of anemia, (g/dL) a Anemic % (n) p-value
Plasmodium falciparum status , 5.0 - 11.9 years old <11.5   
   Parasitized   67.2 (78/116)  
   Non parasitized   44.1 (30/68) 0.002
Plasmodium falciparum status , 12.0 - 14.9 years old <12.0   
   Parasitized   57.7 (45/78)  
   Non parasitized   44.4 (36/81) 0.095
  1. a – Source: WHO [18].