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Table 3 Distribution of malaria parasite by age and sex

From: Epidemiological and clinical correlates of malaria-helminth co-infections in southern Ethiopia

Variables Malaria infection P. falciparum P. vivax P. falciparum and P. vivax
(N=230) (N =134) (N=81) (N=15)
Age     
 <9 88 (38.3) 40 (29.9) 41 (50.6) 7 (46.7)
 10-19 59 (25.7) 39 (29.1) 17 (21.0) 3 (20.0)
 20-29 50 (21.7) 33 (24.6) 14 (17.3) 3 (20.0)
 30-39 19 (8.3) 13 (9.7) 4 (4.9) 2 (13.3)
 40-49 6 (2.6) 3 (2.2) 3 (3.7) 0
 ≥ 50 8 (3.5) 6 (4.5) 2 (2.5) 0
Sex     
 Male 130 (56.5) 75 (56.0) 46 (56.8) 9 (60.0)
 Female 100 (43.5) 59 (42.0) 35 (43.2) 6 (40.0)
Total 230 (100) 134 (100) 81 (100) 15 (100)