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Table 1 Distribution of malaria prevalence in the study population according to age and gender

From: Comparative evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test, an antibody ELISA, and a pLDH ELISA in detecting asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia in blood donors in Buea, Cameroon

Parameter   n Prevalence of malaria n (%) Chi-square (χ 2) P-value
Gender Male 1 132 92 (8.1) 0.069 0.794
Female 108 8 (7.4)
Age <20 22 4 (18.2) 8.833 0.065
20 – 29 373 29 (7.8)
30 – 39 516 40 (7.8)
40 – 49 312 23 (7.4)
≥50 17 4 (23.5)