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Table 2 Characteristics of the Mapou cohort population tested in 2000 and 2001

From: Spatial clustering of filarial transmission before and after a Mass Drug Administration in a setting of low infection prevalence

   2000     2001    
Variable N tested N (%) positive Mean SD N tested N (%) positive Mean SD p-value
Gender (female) 161 87 (54.0%) - 0.50 - -   - - -
Age (years) 160 - 24.7 19.52 - - - - -
Antigen + 160 24 (15.0%) - 0.36 161 14 (8.7%) - 0.28 0.004
Microfilaremic 161 1 (0.6%) 1* 0.08 160 1 (0.6%) 1* 0.08 1.0
Drug coverage 160 126 (78.8%) - 0.41 N/A N/A - N/A -
Antifilarial IgG1 161 94 (58.4%) 122.7 182.5 161 85 52.8% 99.0 146.9 0.11
Antifilarial IgG4 161 125 (77.6%) 104.8 155.4 161 117 72.7% 102.1 215.6 0.052
  1. *Microfilaria/ 20 μl among microfilaremic persons