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Table 3 Comparison of geometric mean parasite density per μL of blood within the age groups and study period

From: Variation in malariometric and red cell indices in children in the Mount Cameroon area following enhanced malaria control measures: evidence from a repeated cross-sectional study

Age groups in years Baseline (2006) Follow-up (2013)
N GMPD ANOVA N GMPD ANOVA
P- value P- Value
≤5 186 1,003.4   62 1076.5  
6-10 118 637.4 5.54 69 639.0 1.42
11-14 47 524.9 0.004§b 30 832.7 0.244§
Total 351 789.9   161 834.8  
  1. §Log of parasite counts used in the analysis, bSignificant at P <0.01 level.