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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study participants (n = 93)

From: Genetic diversity and complexity of Plasmodium falciparum infections in the microenvironment among siblings of the same household in North-Central Nigeria

Characteristic Value
Mean age (years) 6.8 (± 4.8)*
Gender ratio (male/female) 1.45 (55/38)
Mean axillary temperature (oC) 37.8 (± 0.84)*
Mean haematocrit (%) 28 (± 6.8)*
Geometric mean parasite density (μl) 21,418 (95% CI: 16,000–27,500)
  1. * ± Standard deviation in parentheses
  2. CI Confidence Interval