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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Temporal analysis of IgG antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum antigens in relation to changing malaria epidemiology in a West African setting

  2000 N (%) 218 2002 N (%) 186 2008 N (%) 269 2010 N (%) 288 2012 N (%) 274 p value
EIR 482.6 409.9 12.3 2.2 0.3  
Treatment Chloroquine Chloroquine ACT ACT ACT  
Sex
 Male 117 (53.67) 90 (48.39) 128 (47.58) 136 (47.22) 125 (45.62) 0.09
 Female 101 (46.33) 96 (51.61) 141 (52.42) 152 (52.78) 149 (54.38)
Age
 Mean 27.48 29.51 26.72 25.3 26.77 <0.001
 [min–max] [5–89] [3.4–80.0] [4.8–78] [3.4–75.1] [5.2–90.9]
 95% CI [24.9; 30.0] [26.7; 32.3] [24.5; 28.9] [23.2; 27.4] [24.6; 29.0]
Age groups (years)
 <7 16 (7.34) 15 (8.06) 20 (7.44) 24 (8.33) 14 (5.11) <0.001
 (7–15) 65 (29.82) 35 (18.82) 75 (27.88) 93 (32.29) 91 (33.21)
 >15 137 (62.84) 136 (73.12) 174 (64.68) 171 (59.38) 169 (61.68)