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Table 3 Estimates of multilocus LD for P. falciparum populations in (a) Asembo, Gem and Karemo areas, 2007 survey and, (b) Asembo 1996, 2001 and 2007 surveys

From: Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum parasite by microsatellite markers after scale-up of insecticide-treated bed nets in western Kenya

(a) Test factor Areas
Asembo Gem Karemo
VD 1.268 1.1278 1.104
Ve 1.133 1.1502 1.099
\(I_{A}^{S}\) 0.017 −0.003 0.001
Testing (H0: Vd = Ve)
 Var (VD) 0.003 0.002 0.002
p value 0.030 0.680 0.440
(b) Test factor Survey year
Asembo-1996 Asembo-2001 Asembo-2007
VD 1.209 1.183 1.268
Ve 1.087 1.180 1.133
\(I_{A}^{S}\) 0.016 0.001 0.017
Testing (H0: Vd = Ve)
 Var (VD) 0.002 0.002 0.003
p value 0.01 0.57 0.030
  1. Multilocus LD for the eight MS markers for (a) Asembo, Gem and Karemo 2007 and for (b) Asembo 1996, 2001 and 2007 surveys. p values shown are derived from Monte Carlo simulations methods for \(I_{A}^{S}\) showing departure from null hypothesis of no association (0) for each population