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Table 1 Comparison of demographic factors associated with Plasmodium sp. and W. bancrofti single and mono-infections

From: Bayesian geostatistical modelling of malaria and lymphatic filariasis infections in Uganda: predictors of risk and geographical patterns of co-endemicity

  Plasmodium sp. W. bancrofti
  # children
infected
(%)
School
prevalence
range in %
Χ2 P - value # children
infected
(%)
School
prevalence
range in %
Χ2 P - value
Single infection         
   Sex         
Male 2224 (38.9) 8.1 to 73.4    359 (4.1) 0 to 31.1   
Female 2108 (36.5) 6.7 to 73.3 7.14 0.008 331 (3.7) 0 to 30.5 1.85 0.173
   Age groups         
5 to 9 1509 (43.8) 0 to 81.5    139 (2.9) 0 to 25.0   
10 to 14 2417 (35.8) 0 to 76.3    419 (4.0) 0 to 34.4   
15 to 19 401 (31.4) 0 to 53.2 86.6 < 0.001 132 (6.3) 0 to 49.0 44.8 < 0.001
Mono-infection         
   Sex         
Male 2114 (37.6) 8.1 to 77.6    104 (1.8) 0 to 19.6   
Female 2005 (35.4) 6.7 to 73.7 5.6 0.018 105 (1.9) 0 to 25.0 0 0.978
   Age groups         
5 to 9 1453 (43.0) 0 to 81.3    26 (0.8) 0 to 18.7   
10 to 14 2287 (34.4) 0 to 76.1    149 (2.3) 0 to 19.5   
15 to 19 379 (30.6) 0 to 61.9 93.4 < 0.001 34 (2.7) 0 to 23.8 32.6 < 0.001