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Table 3 Infection intensity of P. falciparum infections, stratified by sex and age (n = 397, children infected with P. ovale were excluded).

From: Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania

  1-50 n (%) 51-500 n (%) 501-5000 n (%) > 5000 n (%) P-value (males vs. females)
Sex      
Male 0 5 (25%) 13 (65%) 2 (10%)  
Female 1 (2.94%) 10 (29.41%) 22 (64.71%) 1 (2.94%) P = 0.26
Age (years)      
≤ 10 0 2 (22.22% 7 (77.78%) 0  
11 - 13 1 (3.13%) 7 (21.88%) 22 (68.75%) 2 (6.25%)  
14 - 16 0 6 (46.15%) 6 (46.15%) 1 (7.69%) P = 0.73
Total 1 15 35 3