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Table 2 Plasmodium species prevalence across years in the overall population

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

   Seasons p-value*
   2007 2008 2009 2010  
Parasite Prevalence (%) Number of children 212 274 177 167  
All Plasmodium 64.2 71.9 71.2 76.6 0.06
P. falciparum 63.2 70.4 66.7 72. 5 0.2
P. malariae 0.9 5.1 8.5 13.2 3.93 e-06
P. ovale 0.5 0.7 1.7 1.8 0.5
Gametocyte Prevalence (%) Number of infected children 136 197 126 128  
All Plasmodium 33.8 36.0 38.1 53.1 0.005
P. falciparum 30.9 31.5 26.2 40.6 0.09
P. malariae 2.2 3.6 11.1 14.1 9.5 e-05
  P. ovale 0.7 1.0 1.6 1.6 0.8
  1. * p-value tests for variation across years.