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Table 2 Parasite density and gametocytaemia among Plasmodium falciparum-infected schoolchildren in Bajil district, Hodeidah governorate, Yemen (2017–2018)

From: Uncomplicated falciparum malaria among schoolchildren in Bajil district of Hodeidah governorate, west of Yemen: association with anaemia and underweight

Variable n (%)
Parasite density (parasites/μL)
 Mean ± SD: 244.3 ± 299.3
 Range: 32–1098
 Low (< 1000) 31 (96.9)
 Moderate (1000–9999) 1 (3.1)
 High (≥ 10,000) 0 (0.0)
Gametocytaemia
 Yes 12 (37.5)
 No 20 (62.5)
  1. The total number of P. falciparum-infected children was 32
  2. SD standard deviation