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Table 2 Anaemia among malaria infected study participants by age group, Wondo Genet, southern Ethiopia, 2009–2010

From: Comorbidity of intestinal helminthiases among malaria outpatients of Wondo Genet health centers, southern Ethiopia: implications for integrated control

Age group of P. falciparum infected participants Haemoglobin (g/dL),
Mean (SD)
Status of anaemia t-test P value
Anaemic Non-anaemic
n (%) mean (SD) n (%) mean (SD)
5- < 12, children (n = 56) 11.46 (1.98) 30 (53.57) 9.91 (0.92) 26 (46.43) 26, 13.25 (1.18) 11.87 < 0.001
12–15, children (n = 23) 10.89 (1.47) 18 (78.26) 10.26 (0.85) 5 (21.74) 13.14 (0.80) 6.74 < 0.001
> 15, non-pregnant women (n = 54) 12.46 (1.73) 16 (29.63) 10.31 (0.94) 38 (70.37) 13.36 (1.05) 10.03 < 0.001
> 15, men (n = 72) 12.87 (1.95) 36 (50.00) 11.39 (1.15) 36 (50.00) 14.34 (1.36) 9.94 < 0.001
Total = 205 12.15 (1.98) 100 (48.78) 10.57 (1.18) 105 (51.22) 13.66 (1.28) 18.00 < 0.001
P. vivax infected participants (n = 71) 12.48 (1.43) 28 (39.44) 11.21 (0.99) 43 (60.56) 13.30 (1.02) 8.54 < 0.001