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Table 2 Distribution of malaria prevalence by age group and gender in Jawi district, northwest Ethiopia, January to February 2020 (N = 219)

From: Dry-season transmission and determinants of Plasmodium infections in Jawi district, northwest Ethiopia

Variables Microscopically confirmed cases (n, %) Total (N) P-value
Age group in years
 < 5 5 (15.6) 32 0.003
 5–14 10 (23.3) 43
 15–24 11 (22.0) 50
 25–34 7 (13.7) 51
 35–44 2 (9.1) 22
 ≥ 45 1 (4.8) 21
Sex
 Male 18 (17.1) 105 0.4
 Female 18 (15.8) 114
Total 36 (16.4) 219