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Table 1 Demographic data of study participants

From: Diversity and immune responses against Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in non-febrile school children living in Southern Ghana

  Obom (N = 65) Abura (N = 72)
Age (years)
Median 9 9
 Range (min–max) 6–12 6–11
Females (%) 31 (53) 40 (57)
Parasite density (P/μl)
July 2015
 Count 44 41
 Median (n) 5426 4500
 Min–max 38–32,609 148–16,759
October 2015
 Count 16 13
 Median (n) 1546 1065
 Min–max 298–6170 325–4000
January 2016
 Count 8 22
 Median (n) 1904 1470
 Min–max 600–4000 120–8200
  1. Min, minimum; max, maximum; P/μl, asexual parasites per μl blood; n, number of children that were parasite positive (asymptomatic)