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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the population

From: Analysis of Plasmodium falciparum Pfcrt and Pfmdr1 genes in parasite isolates from asymptomatic individuals in Southeast Nigeria 11 years after withdrawal of chloroquine

Characteristics of patients Children cohort
(n = 250)
Pregnant women cohort (250) Other adult population (n = 225)
Mean age 3.17 ± 0.17 31.10 ± 0.35 36.83 ± 0.85
Age range (years) < 1–12 19–59 19–82
Gender ratio M:F 159:92 NA 0.98 (155: 157)
Number (%) positive for P. falciparum 48 (19.20%) 20 (8.00%) 35 (15.60%)