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Table 1 Description of the Fulani and the Dogon children in the present study

From: Changes in the levels of cytokines, chemokines and malaria-specific antibodies in response to Plasmodium falciparum infection in children living in sympatry in Mali

n = 77 Mean Age (Year) Mean Hb (g/dL) Mean axillary temperature (°C) Mean Parasitaemia (min-max) (parasites/μl) No of individuals
Uninfected Dogon 6.35 10.36 36.43 - 20
Infected Dogon 6.70 9.80 37.74 13692 (575-48625) 20
Uninfected Fulani 6.44 9.78 36.71 - 23
Infected Fulani 4.50 9.36 36.81 27537 (100-122000) 14
P value *DI-FI, *F-FI NS *D-DI, *DI-FI NS -
All Dogon 6.53 10.09 37.08 - 40
All Fulani 5.70 9.62 36.75 - 37
P value NS NS NS - -
  1. D: uninfected Dogon, DI: infected Dogon, F: uninfected Fulani, FI: infected Fulani. *P value ≤ 0.01. Mann-Whitney U test. NS: not significant.