Table 1: Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria by sex among school children.

ParasiteNumber (%) infected
MaleFemaleTotal value

P.  falciparum 10 (7.6)*10 (54)20 (5.2)0.1282.31
P.  vivax 3 (2.3)3 (1.2)6 (1.6)0.4140.67
Total13 (9.8)13 (5.1)26 (6.8)0.0803.06

Figures in parentheses indicate percentages.