Age (months), median (IQR)

41.5 (30.9–54.6)

33.4 (24.9–52.4)

48.5 (31.0–71.0)

0.14

Sex (male), n (%)

59 (60.2)

35 (74.5)

7 (50.0)

0.14

Weightforage zscore, mean (SD)

–1.11 (1.49) n = 97

–1.98 (1.39)

–0.31 (1.17)

0.0001^{b}

Hemoglobin (g/dL), mean (SD)

7.07 (2.30)

3.81 (0.74)

11.2 (2.15)

<0.0001^{c}

Parasite density (/μL), median (IQR)

67,010 (18,030–347,010) n = 96

43,880 (11,940–156,040) n = 46

2170 (520–11,880)

<0.0001^{d}

Parasite load (PfHRP2, ng/mL), median (IQR)

2648 (883–5150)

862 (288–2033) n = 46

88.8 (4.80–158) n = 13

<0.0001^{c}

Sequestered biomass (x10^8), median (IQR)^{e}

17,928 (5323–39,891) n = 96

6249 (1303–15,839) n = 45

469 (0–1309) n = 13

<0.0001^{c}
