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Table 2 Relationship between the proportion of malaria cases, age and gender

From: Variation of prevalence of malaria, parasite density and the multiplicity of Plasmodium falciparum infection throughout the year at three different health centers in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

CenterCharacteristicsAll (%)Proportion of malaria cases (%)P-value
Hôpital de MfilouAge groups
< 5 years38 (14.8)11 (28.9)0.413
≥ 5 years219 (85.2)50 (22.8) 
Gender
Female131 (51.0)22 (16.8) 
Male126 (49.0)38 (30.2)0.012
CSI « Maman Mboualé»Age groups
< 5 years99 (23.8)27 (27.3)0.001
≥ 5 years317 (76.2)146 (46.1) 
Gender
Female207 (50.5)90 (43.5)0.549
Male203 (49.5)82 (40.4) 
LNSPAge groups
< 5 years0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
≥ 5 years131 (100)12 (09.2) 
Gender
Female68 (51.9)06 (08.8)0.890
Male63 (48.1)06 (09.5)