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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)