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Table 2 Relation of age with parasitaemia and anaemia

From: Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infection in pregnant women in Gabon

Age years, (No)a ≤ 19 (180) 20 – 24 (109) > 24 (22) P
Non parasitaemic No, (%) 65 (36.1) 57 (52.3) 12 (54.5)  
Parasitaemic No, (%) 115 (63.9) 52 (47.7) 10 (55.5) 0.01
Parasitaemia median [IQR]b 1200 [425–3260] 820 [224–1984] 784 [385–2668] NS c
Non anaemic No, (%) 47 (26.1) 35 (32.1) 8 (36.4)  
Anaemic No, (%) 133 (73.9) 74 (67.9) 14 (67.6) NS
Hb mean g/dl, (SD)d 10 (1.3) 10.3 (1.4) 10.4 (1.5) NS
  1. aNumber of pregnant women. b [IQR] = interquartile range. cNot significant. dStandard Deviation