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Table 6 Malaria positives among male and female populations by parasite count

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

Species Density Females Males Total P-values*
Pf + 430 (52.6) 494 (52.1) 924 (52.3) 0.2933
++ 231 (28.2) 284 (29.9) 515 (29.1) 0.1505
+++ 105 (12.8) 114 (12.0) 219 (12.4) 0.0483
++++ 52 (6.4) 57 (6.0) 109 (6.2) 0.0283
Total 818 949 1767  
Pv + 52 (57.1) 45 (48.9) 98 (53.0) 0.0605
++ 28 (30.8) 30 (32.6) 58 (31.7) 0.8400
+++ 8 (8.8) 13 (14.1) 21 (11.5) 0.0151
++++ 3 (3.3) 4 (4.3) 7 (3.8) 0.3417
Total 91 92 183  
Pm ++ 0 5 5  
  1. Figures in parenthesis are the percentage of different parasite counts of the total malaria positive cases by gender.
  2. Pf = Plasmodium falciparum; Pv = Plasmodium vivax; Pm = Plasmodium malariae
  3. *Based on Chi-square test.