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Table 1 Malaria prevalence and geometric mean parasite density (GMPD) stratified by sex, age group, and season

From: High malaria parasitemia among outpatient febrile children in low endemic area, East-Central Tanzania in 2013

Variable Category Malaria prevalence (n) GMPD (per µl) 95% CI P value
Overall N/A 23.65% (609) 9834.62 7539.97–12827.6  
Sex Male 26.28% (312) 8618.75 5902.98–12583.94 0.86
Female 20.88% (297) 11710.06 8101.48–16925.98
Age group < 5 years 24.29% (354) 9779.53 6777.71–14110.83 0.52
≥ 5 years 22.75% (255) 9916.86 6734.94–14602.11
Season Rainy 23.87% (310) 15415.1 10735.33–22134.88 0.0002
Dry 23.41% (299) 6115.26 4237.75–8824.59