(N=658) * CSP antibodies MSP119 antibodies AMA1 antibodies§
Ethnic group n Percentage (%) p-value n Percentage (%) p-value n Percentage (%) p-value
Wolof 162/197 82.23 <0.001 173/197 87.82 <0.001 92/196 46.94 0.566
Fulani 188/223 84.30   155/223 69.51   115/224 51.34  
Mandinka 123/197 62.44   72/199 36.18   103/199 51.76  
*Total number of study participants/observations; CSP: Circumsporozoite Surface Protein; MSP119 : Conserved C terminal region ofMerozoite Surface Protein 1; §AMA1: Apical Membrane Antigen 1; P-values from Chi-square test of the association of independent variables and presence of parasitaemia at 1st survey
Table 3: Immune responses to P. falciparum at enrolment across ethnic groups.