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Table 1 Age, mean haemoglobin and parasite density of positive slides among the pregnant women included in the study

From: Reliability of rapid diagnostic tests in diagnosing pregnancy-associated malaria in north-eastern Tanzania

Parameter Gravidity
Primi/Secundigravid (n = 471) Multigravid (n = 524)
Age in years (Mean ± SD) 22.6 ± 4.2 30.7 ± 5.3
Mean haemoglobin level (g/dL) [range] 10.45 [3.1 – 22.8] 10.53 [3.8 – 22.4]
Median asexual parasite density/μl [range] 2090 [40–390748] 4163 [40–45760]
  1. SD: standard deviation; dL: deciliter; μl: microlitre.