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Table 5 Distribution of malaria positives by parasite counts among different age groups

From: Persistent foci of falciparum malaria among tribes over two decades in Koraput district of Odisha State, India

Sl No Age groups (in years) Total positives Number of positive cases with
    + (%) ++ (%) +++ (%) ++++ (%)
1 <1 47 26 (55.3) 7 (14.9) 10 (21.3) 4 (8.5)
2 1-4 348 179 (51.4) 102 (29.3) 43 (12.4) 24 (6.9)
3 5-9 367 175 (47.7) 105 (28.6) 63 (17.2) 24 (6.5)
4 10-14 246 121 (49.2) 72 (29.3) 33 (13.4) 20 (8.1)
5 > 14 975 523 (53.6) 302 (31.0) 103 (10.6) 47 (4.8)
Total 1983 1024 (51.6) 588 (29.7) 252 (12.7) 119 (6.0)