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Table 2 Prevalence of malaria parasites and mean parasite density of pregnant women in the study area, by age

From: Prevalence and risk factors associated with malaria infection among pregnant women in a semi-urban community of north-western Nigeria

Age(years) No. examined No. infected % infected MPD * (no.pμl −1 )
14 - 20 62 32 51.6 800
21 - 27 83 36 43.4 760
28 - 34 74 27 36.5 640
35 - 41 36 11 30.6 600
Total 255 106 41.6 800
  1. *Mean parasite density (arithmetic mean); ¶: Number of parasitesμl−1.