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Table 2 Comparison of mean parasitaemia with age of the pregnant women studied

From: Factors associated with risk of malaria infection among pregnant women in Lagos, Nigeria

Age group (years) Malaria infection (%) Geometric Mean Parasitaemia (range)
15-19 8 (20.5%) 1457 (38–15,926)
20-24 26 (9.8%) 685 (40–54,000)
25-29 29 (6.7%) 383 (16–125,224)
30-34 14 (5.4%) 144 (11–54,000)
>34 6 (7.1%) 93 (41–141)
Total 83 (7.7) 395 (11–125,224)
P 0.010 0.041