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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Prevalence of non-Plasmodium falciparum species in southern districts of Brazzaville in The Republic of the Congo

Characteristics Districts (n = 773) Total (n = 773)
District 1 (n = 573) District 2 (n = 200)
Season,%(n)  
 Rainy 51.0 (292) 44.0 (88) 49.2 (380)
 Dry 49.0 (281) 56.0 (112) 50.8 (393)
Age, years, median (Max–Min) 15 (1–88) 16 (2–81) 15 (1–88)
Age groups, years,% (n)
 1–4 10.1 (58) 8.0 (16) 9.6 (74)
 5–9 22 (126) 18.5 (37) 21.1 (163)
 10–14 17.8 (102) 18.5 (37) 18.0 (139)
 15–19 8.6 (49) 9.5 (19) 8.8 (68)
 ≥ 20 41.5 (238) 45.5 (91) 42.5 (329)
Gender, % (n)
 Female 54.5 (312) 59.5 (119) 55.8 (431)
 Male 45,5 (261) 40,5 (81) 44.2 (342)
Fever, % (n)
 Yes (≥ 37.5 °C) 6.3 (36) 3 (6) 5.4 (42)
 No (< 37.5 °C) 93.7 (537) 97 (194) 94.6 (731)
Geometric mean (95% CI) of parasitemia (parasite/µl)a
 Afebrile cases 276.8 (205.4—373.1) 161.5 (84.4—309.2)  
 Febrile cases 443.1 (134.5—1460) 78.2 (5027—1.215e + 006)  
Hemoglobin, g/dl, % (n)
 < 7 1.2 (7) 1.0 (2) 1.2 (9)
 7–10 10.7 (61) 5.5 (11) 9.3 (72)
  > 10 88.1 (505) 93.5 (187) 89.5 (692)
Bed net use, % (n)
 Yes 97.4 (558) 97.5 (195) 97.4 (753)
 No 2.6 (15) 2.5 (5) 2.6 (20)
  1. The table shows the general characteristics of the participants in the two study areas: Goma Tsé-Tsé District (District 1; 573 participants) and Madibou District (District 2; 200 participants)
  2. CI Confidence interval, Max–Min maximum-minimum, n number of participants,
  3. aFebrile: participants with a temperature ≥ 37.5 °C. Afebrile: participants with a temperature < 37.5 °C