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Table 1 Age and gender distribution of the study participants

From: Comparative analysis of IgG and IgG subclasses against Plasmodium falciparum MSP-119 in children from five contrasting bioecological zones of Cameroon

Bioecological strata Study site   Age category (years) Total
< 5 n (%) 5–9 n (%) ≥ 10 n (%)
HWP Bamenda Gender
  F 16 (43.2) 10 (27.0) 11 (29.7) 37
  M 19 (41.3) 16 (34.8) 11 (23.9) 46
Total 35 (42.2) 26 (31.3) 22 (26.5) 83
C Limbe Gender
  F 18 (40.9) 16 (36.4) 10 (22.7) 44
  M 22 (57.9) 11 (28.9) 5 (13.2) 38
Total 40 (48.8) 27 (32.9) 15 (18.3) 82
SS Maroua Gender
  F 18 (48.6) 13 (35.1) 6 (16.2) 37
  M 24 (53.3) 16 (35.6) 5 (11.1) 45
Total 42 (51.2) 29 (35.4) 11 (13.4) 82
HIP Ngaoundere Gender
     F 24 (60.0) 11 (27.5) 5 (12.5) 40
  M 25 (55.6) 12 (26.7) 8 (17.8) 45
Total 49 (57.7) 23 (27.1) 13 (15.3) 85
SCEF Yaoundé Gender
  F 11 (27.5) 17 (42.5) 12 (30.0) 40
  M 12 (27.9) 12 (27.9) 19 (44.2) 43
Total 23 (27.7) 29 (34.9) 31 (37.4) 83
Total   Gender
  F 87 (43.9) 67 (33.8) 44 (22.2) 198
  M 102 (47.0) 67 (30.9) 48 (22.1) 217
Total 189 (45.5) 134 (32.3) 92 (22.2) 415
  1. SCEF: south Cameroonian equatorial forest strata, SS: sudano-sahelian strata, HIP: high inland plateau strata, HWP: high western plateau strata, C: coastal strata