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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study children in 1999 and in 2009

From: Falciparum malaria in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data in 1999 with 2009

   June 1999
N = 179
December 1999
N = 197
June 2009
N = 460
December 2009
N = 409
   n mean n mean n mean n Mean
Age
(months)
  179 17.6 197 23.5 460 20.5 409 25.8
   N % N % N % N %
Age
Group
         
  6-11 months 31 17.3 - - 64 13.9 - -
  12-23 months 116 64.8 103 52.3 215 46.7 150 36.7
  24-35 months 32 17.9 91 46.2 181 39.4 231 56.5
  36-47 months - - 3 1.5 - - 28 6.9
Sex          
  Female 94 52.5 107 54.3 218 47.4 184 45.0
  Male 85 47.5 90 45.7 242 52.6 225 55.0
Village          
  Bourasso 23 12.9 28 14.2 82 17.8 71 17.4
  Cissé 23 12.9 21 10.7 55 12.0 52 12.7
  Kodougou 20 11.2 22 11.2 24 5.2 18 4.4
  Koro 24 13.4 28 14.2 84 18.3 77 18.8
  Nokui 16 8.9 23 11.7 20 4.4 17 4.2
  Seriba 25 14.0 25 12.7 88 19.1 76 18.6
  Sikoro 22 12.3 25 12.7 54 11.7 48 11.7
  Solimana 26 14.5 25 12.7 53 11.5 50 12.2
Ethnic
Group
         
  Bwaba 41 22.9 52 26.4 129 28.0 113 27.6
  Dafing 71 39.7 72 36.6 202 43.9 179 43.8
  Mossi 28 15.6 34 17.3 63 13.7 54 13.2
  Peulh 26 14.5 28 14.2 57 12.4 50 12.2
  Samo 5 2.8 3 1.5 5 1.1 5 1.2
  Other 3 1.7 3 1.5 2 0.4 1 0.2
  Missing 5 2.8 5 2.5 2 0.4 7 1.7