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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants and description of malaria parasitaemia, Aweil, South Sudan, 2019 (n = 800)

From: Evaluation of HRP2 and pLDH-based rapid diagnostic tests for malaria and prevalence of pfhrp2/3 deletions in Aweil, South Sudan

Characteristic  
Sex, n (%)
 M 446 (56)
 F 354 (44)
Age in years
 Under 5, n (%) 505 (63)
 5–14, n (%) 295 (37)
 Median age in years (IQR) 3 (1–7)
P falciparum parasitaemia by microscopy n (%) 471 (59)
 Median parasitaemia (IQR), asexual parasites/µl 38446 (6886–86215)
  < 200/µl, n (%) 28 (5.9)
 200–1999/µl, n (%) 51 (10.8)
 2000–199999/µl, n (%) 367 (77.9)
  ≥ 200000/µl, n (%) 25 (5.3)
P falciparum gametocytemia by microscopy, n (%) 93 (11.6)
P falciparum parasitaemia by PCR n (%) 542 (68)
 P. falciparum mono-infection 512 (94.5)
 P. falciparum and P. malariae 20 (3.7)
 P. falciparum and P. ovale 3 (0.6)
 P. falciparum and P. vivax 1 (0.18)
 P. falciparum and P. malariae and P. vivax 5 (0.9)
 P. falciparum and P. malariae and P. ovale 1 (0.18)