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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Asymptomatic carriage of Plasmodium falciparum by individuals with variant blood groups and haemoglobin genotypes in southern Ghana

 CentralGreater AccraTotalp value (T test)
 Female (%)74.953.464.9<0.0001*
 Age (years)   <0.0001
 Mean24.318.521.6 
 SEM0.90.70.6 
 Minimum3.03.03.0 
 Maximum86.075.086.0 
 Temp (oC)   = 0.004
 Mean36.436.536.4 
 SEM0.00.00.0 
 Minimum33.632.232.2 
 Maximum37.737.537.7 
 Haematocrit (g/dL)  < 0.0001
 Mean11.112.611.8 
 SEM0.10.10.1 
 Minimum6.98.06.9 
 Maximum17.817.817.8 
 P. falciparum
  Positive (%)40.941.841.3= 0.799*
  1. SEM standard error of the mean, temp temperature
  2. *p value estimated using Pearson Chi square