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Table 4 Plasmodium species-specific infection comparison significant level *

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

  Age, years, Median (IQR) Sex, % male (n/N) Fever, % (n/N) Gametocytes carriers, % (n/N) Gametocytes density, Median (IQR) Asexual forms density, Median (IQR)
PF vs PM vs PO 0.08 0.2 0.2 1.5e-06 0.0004 0.4
PF vs PM 0.8 0.7 0.1 2.436e-06 0.0003 0.5
PF vs PO 0.04 0.09 0.5 0.3 0.07 0.2
PM vs PO 0.02 0.2 0.3 0.4 1.0 0.2
PF vs PF + PM 0.03 0.8 0.3 3.5e-08 0.002 0.5
PF vs PF + PO 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.02 0.7 0.02
PM vs PF + PM 0.1 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.1
PO vs PF + PO 0.05 0.1 1.0 1.0 0.4 0.002
  1. *PF = P. falciparum mono-infection; PM = P. malariae mono-infection; PF + PM = P. falciparum and P. malariae co-infection; PO = P. ovale mono-infection; PF + PO = P. falciparum and P. ovale co-infection; IQR = interquartile range.