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Table 2 Study population characteristics

From: Antibody responses to P. falciparum blood stage antigens and incidence of clinical malaria in children living in endemic area in Burkina Faso

Characteristics Number of children Low malaria transmission season High malaria transmission season
Baseline P. falciparum
 Negative 325 126 (43.3%) 160 (49.2%)
 Positive 325 194 (59.7%) 165 (50.8%)
Geometric means of parasites density/μL 325 2627 6042
Incidence of malaria (95% CI)
 >0 325 2.4 (2.2, 2.6) 2.9 (2.6, 3.3)
 ≥2500 325 1.7 (1.5, 1.9) 2.3 (2.0, 2.6)
 ≥5000 325 1.5 (1.3, 1.7) 2.0 (1.8, 2.3)