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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Evaluation of the colorimetric malachite green loop-mediated isothermal amplification (MG-LAMP) assay for the detection of malaria species at two different health facilities in a malaria endemic area of western Kenya

Characteristic Rota dispensary N = 197 Siaya Hospital N = 67 P-value
Gender, n (%)
 Male 71 (36) 28 (42) 0.3809
 Female 126 (64) 39 (58) 0.3809
Age, years (R) 16.8 (6 months–62 years) 7.2 (8 months–51 years) 0.0000
Mean parasite density, P/µL (R) 84,638 (0–1,005,163) 69,250 (0–473,175) 0.6422