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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of the study particpants

From: Performance of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria among malaria suspected pregnant women in Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequencya Pearson Chi Square (p value)
Positive: N (%) Negative: N (%)
Age
 18–24 3 (13.0) 20 (87.0) 1.05 (0.789)
 25–30 5 (10.9) 41 (89.1)
 31–35 1 (7.1) 13 (92.9)
 36+ 1 (25.0) 3 (75.0)
Previous malaria history
 Yes 5 (11.4) 39 (88.6) 0.001 (0.969)
 No 5 (11.6) 38 (88.4)
Trimester
 First 2 (13.3) 13 (86.7) 0.61 (0.74)
 Second 5 (13.9) 31 (86.1)
 Third 3 (8.3) 33 (91.7)
Gravid
 Primigravidae 2 (9.1) 20 (90.9) 0.167 (0.683)
 Multigravidae 8 (12.3) 57 (87.7)
  1. aParasite positivity is determined by nPCR