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Table 2 Repartition of asymptomatic malaria cases and gametocytes carriers by age group, (2007, 2008 and 2009)

From: Epidemiology of malaria in an area of seasonal transmission in Niger and implications for the design of a seasonal malaria chemoprevention strategy

Age group Population Number of Number of
  size asymptomatic gametocytes carriers (%)
   cases (%)  
<2 years 27 3 (11.1) 1 (33.3)
2-4 years 152 55 (36.2) 7 (12.7)
5-9 years 187 55 (29.4) 5 (9.1)
10-14 years 155 28 (18.1) 3 (10.7)
≥15 years 569 33 (5.8) 1 (3.0)
Total 1090 174 (16.0) 17 (9.8)
p-value* - <0.05 >0.05
  1. *p-values were calculated using Chi squared test. A p-value <0.05 was considered significant.