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Table 1 Gender representation in malaria patients and uninfected controls

From: Quantitative trait locus analysis of parasite density reveals that HbS gene carriage protects severe malaria patients against Plasmodium falciparum hyperparasitaemia

Gender Severe malaria Uncomplicated malaria Uninfected controls Total
Male (n) (%) 172 (59.7 %) 75 (52.8 %) 179 (56.1 %) 426 (56.9 %)
Female (n) (%) 116 (40.3 %) 67 (47.2 %) 140 (43.9 %) 323 (43.1 %)
Total 288 142 319 749