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Table 3 Geometric mean parasite densities (GMPD) by age and clinical manifestation

From: Increasing incidence of malaria in children despite insecticide-treated bed nets and prompt anti-malarial therapy in Tororo, Uganda

Clinical manifestation Asexual parasites/μL stratified by age in months p-value* All ages p-value**
10- < 18 18- < 24 24- < 30 30- < 36 36- < 42 42- < 48
Symptomatic malaria 20916 24177 20912 24631 20329 22813 .938 22216 ref
Asymptomatic parasitaemia 1545 1336 2018 1948 2010 1928 .905 1901 <0.001
  1. * Comparisons between log-transformed parasite densities by age groups using generalized estimating equations.
  2. ** Comparison between GMPD of malaria vs asymptomatic parasitaemia using generalized estimating equation.