Table 3

Description of women with and without placental malaria at deliverya

ParameterNgali IIP valueYaoundéP value
PMPM+PMPM+
No. of women13143315
Age (yr)25.1 ± 4.9b22.1 ± 5.30.15025.6 ± 5.423.9 ± 4.70.295
Length of pregnancy (wk)39.6 ± 2.438.6 ± 2.80.31540.0 ± 1.638.7 ± 1.50.010
% primigravid0500.00630.3400.528
% with placental parasitemia00.61 ± 1.350.11404.23 ± 14.830.102
  • a This group of women is a subset of those in Table 2 and includes all women for whom delivery data were available.

  • b Mean ± SD.