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Table 2 Population characteristics of P. falciparum infected patients from different study sites in Mauritania

From: Polymorphism of the merozoite surface protein-1 block 2 region in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Mauritania

Characteristics Kobeni Tintane Aïoun Nouakchott Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gender      
Male 20(55.6) 27(69.2) 12(6) 11(61.1) 70(61.9)
Female 16(44.4) 12(30.8) 8(4) 7(38.9) 43(38.1)
Age group      
< 5 1(2.8) 1(2.56) 2(10.0) 0 4(3.5)
5-19 21(58.3) 23(59.0) 13(65.0) 6(33.3) 63(55.8)
20-39 13(36.1) 7(17.95) 4(20.0) 8(44.5) 32(28.3)
≥ 40 1(2.8) 8(20.5) 1(5.0) 4(22.2) 14(12.4)
Total 36(31.8) 39(34.5) 20(17.7) 18(16.0) 113(100)
  1. n: number of individuals.