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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants and description of malaria parasitaemia, Magaria, Niger, 2017–2018

From: Clinical diagnostic evaluation of HRP2 and pLDH-based rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in an area receiving seasonal malaria chemoprevention in Niger

 High transmission season (N = 539)Low transmission season (N = 1407)
Gender, n (%)
 M292 (54)760 (54)
 F247 (46)647 (46)
Age in months
 3–11148 (28)557 (40)
 12–23166 (31)526 (37)
 24–35129 (24)205 (14)
 36–4751 (19)67 (5)
 48–5945 (8)52 (4)
Median age in months (IQR)18 (10–24)12 (8–22)
P. falciparum parasitaemia n (%)246 (46)155 (11)
 Median parasitaemia (IQR), asexual parasites/µl12,684 (2682–50,958)624 (119–3010)
 < 200/µl, n (%)11 (4)54 (35)
 200–1999/µl, n (%)42 (17)54 (35)
 2000–199,999/µl, n (%)179 (73)46 (30)
 ≥ 200,000/µl, n (%)14 (6)1 (1)
P. falciparum gametocytaemia, n (%)95 (18)79 (6)