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Table 2 Distribution of clinical malaria in the study population stratified according to study site, age, and gender

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

Parameter n Clinical malaria present n (%) Univariate analysis
χ2 p-value
Ecological strata/study site
 HWP/Bamenda 83 14 (16.9) 24.005 < 0.0001
 C/Limbe 82 25 (30.5)
 SCEF/Yaoundé 83 18 (21.7)
 SS/Maroua 82 3 (3.7)
 HIP/Ngaoundere 85 10 (11.8)
 Total 415 70 (16.9)
Age (years)
 < 5 189 20 (10.6) 11.249 0.004
 5–9 134 33 (24.6)
 ≥ 10 92 17 (18.5)
 Total 415 70 (16.9)
Gender
 Females 198 38 (19.2) 1.459 0.227
 Males 217 32 (14.7)
 Total 415 70 (16.9)
  1. SCEF: south Cameroonian equatorial forest strata, SS: sudano-Sahelian strata, HIP: high inland plateau strata, HWP: high western plateau strata, C: coastal strata, χ2: Chi square