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Table 1 Characteristics of 151 study participants in Kinshasa, DR Congo, 2005–2006

From: Diagnosis of placental malaria in poorly fixed and processed placental tissue

  Number (%)
Maternal age (years)
 Median 27 (−)
 18–24 46 (30.5)
 25–29 53 (35.1)
 ≥30 52 (34.4)
Gravidity
 Primigravidae 35 (23.2)
 Secundigravidae 22 (14.6)
 Multigravidae 94 (62.3)
 HIV-positive 4 (2.6)
 Ever parasitaemica 44 (29.1)
  1. a By qPCR of P. falciparum from dried blood spots