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Research Article

Malariometric Indices among Nigerian Children in a Rural Setting

Table 1

Prevalence of malariometric indices in children.

Age
(years)
Malaria parasitaemiaa Splenomegalyb Anaemiac
Present % AbsentOR [95% CI]Present %AbsentOR [95% CI]Present %AbsentOR [95% CI]

<564 (76.4)201.35 [0.78–2.34]26 (31.0)581.13 [0.68–1.89]39 (48.8)411.95 [1.19–3.18]
≥5–10*265 (70.3)112107 (28.4)270119 (31.6)244

Both age groups329 (71.4)132133 (28.9) 328158 (35.7)285

; (not statistically significant).
b ; (not statistically significant).
c ; (statistically significant).
Baseline age group for calculation of OR [95% CI].
Prevalence of anaemia was based on 443 children.

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