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Table 3 Statistical differences of mismatch distribution parameters for Plasmodium vivax csp CRR by vk genotype and geographic origin

From: Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax in Latin America: polymorphism and evolutionary relationships of the circumsporozoite gene

Comparison: n Measure average p Prop. 0 Prop. >0.25 skewness σ (p)
A: Worldwide csp genotypes:        
   VK210 53 mean 0.082 0.1366 0.0156 0.7693 0.0034
  SD 0.0129 0.0443 0.0194 0.5983 0.0011
   VK247 25 mean 0.0959 0.1371 0.0825 1.2256 0.007
  SD 0.0061 0.0227 0.0092 0.2442 0.0007
  p    0.0001 NS 0.0001 0.0005 0.0001
B: vk210 worldwide clusters:        
   LA-C1* 21 mean 0.0723 0.1699 0.0062 0.5463 0.0027
  SD 0.0064 0.0434 0.0100 0.7431 0.0011
   OA-C2 30 mean 0.0886 0.1132 0.0223 0.9443 0.0039
  SD 0.0122 0.0300 0.0223 0.4237 0.0008
  p    0.0001 0.0001 0.0032 0.0189 0.0001
C: vk210 Latin American groups:
   LA-C1A 10 mean 0.0704 0.1564 0 −0.2242 0.0015
  SD 0.0068 0.0353 0 0.2295 0.0001
   LA-C1B* 11 mean 0.0733 0.1564 0.0117 1.1788 0.0037
  SD 0.0062 0.0334 0.0112 0.1605 0.0003
  p    NS NS 0.0038 0.0001 0.0001
  1. * The vk210b, vk210c and vk210d showed values more similar to OA than LA isolates and the carboxyl end was closed related to Asian isolates, and to avoid biased, they were not included in this group.
  2. SD, standard deviation.
  3. P, significance at 95% (two-sample t test).