Skip to main content

Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Plasmodium species occurrence, temporal distribution and interaction in a child-aged population in rural Burkina Faso

  Percentage of children per seasons
  2007 2008 2009 2010
  (n = 212) (n = 274) (n = 177) (n = 167)
Age in years     
mean (SD*) 9.5 (3.4) 7.6(1.8) 7.7(1.3) 7.6 (1.1)
Median (IQR*) 9.6 (7.1-12.0) 7.4 (6.0-9.3) 7.4 (6.6-8.7) 7.7 (6.7-8.4)
Genders,%     
Female 46.7 47.4 48.0 46.1
Male 53.3 52.6 52.0 53.9
Fever 21.2 20.1 22.0 10.2
  1. *SD = Standard deviation, IQR = Interquartile Range.