Research Article

Malaria and Malnutrition: Kwashiorkor Associated with Low Levels of Parasitaemia

Figure 2

(a) Levels of parasitaemia in the three subgroups of PEM. (b) Parasitaemia in children age 0-23 and 24-60 months in the kwashiorkor [K] and marasmus [M] subgroup. (c) Correlation of parasitaemia and age in children of all subgroups. Line depicting slope of linear regression. (d) Parasitaemia in the tree subgroups adjusted for the effect of age. Levels compared using the Kruskal–Wallis and Mann–Whitney method (panels a, b, and d).
(a) Parasitemia, day 0
(b) Parasitemia in subgroups and age strata
(c) Effect of age on parasitemia
(d) Parasitemia in subgroups adjusted for effect of age