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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of 349 successfully genotyped P. falciparum infections from the Kihihi Subcounty of Uganda

From: Within‐household clustering of genetically related Plasmodium falciparum infections in a moderate transmission area of Uganda

  Children (0.5–11 years) Adults (> 18 years) Total
Number of individuals 142 88 230
Samples (coverage at > = 15 markers) 250 99 349
Symptomatic infections, n (%) 128 (51.2 %) 4 (4.0 %) 132 (37.8 %)
Microscopy positive, n (%) 161 (64.4 %) 5 (5.1 %) 166 (47.6 %)
Monoclonal infections, n (%) 75 (30.0 %) 9 (7.1 %) 82 (23.5 %)
  Higher Elevation Lower Elevation Total
Unique Households 50 30 80
Avg number of children/household (mean) 1.6 2.1 1.8
Average child age in years (mean) 5.8 5.5 5.6
Monoclonal infections, n (%) 43 (24.9 %) 39 (22.2 %) 82 (23.5 %)
Mean Heterozygosity 0.72 0.72 0.73
Mean Multiplicity of Infection 2.2 2.6 2.4
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