Research Article

Malaria Parasite Density Estimated with White Blood Cells Count Reference Value Agrees with Density Estimated with Absolute in Children Less Than 5 Years in Central Ghana

Table 2

Comparison of parasite densities using absolute WBCs, assumed WBCs, and WBCs reference value among females of the population.

Absolute WBCsWBCs count of 5000/µLWBCs count of 6000/µLWBCs count of 8000/µLWBCs count of 9200/µLWBCs count of 10000/µLWBCs count of 10400/µL

Number of observations, 2443244324432443244324432443
25% percentile184395711491531176119141991
75% percentile73851358664303957385659937173174600
Std. deviation158340102849123418164558189242205697213925
Std. error (mean)3204208124973329382941624328
Lower 95% CI of mean64698346104153255375636826921971988
Upper 95% CI of mean77262427705132468433786988554188962
Geometric mean1021752436292838996471048610906
Lower 95% CI of geo. mean9324478357397653880095669948
Upper 95% CI of geo. mean11197574868979196105761149511955