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Table 1 Participants' demographic characteristics

From: Malaria with neurological involvement in Ugandan children: effect on cognitive ability, academic achievement and behaviour

Domain Malaria group Control group P
Gender, male N (%) 37 (59.7) 34 (55.7) 0.40
Age (years) 7.22 (1.69) 8.07 (2.01) 0.01
School grade 2.41 (1.54) 2.84 (1.87) 0.17
Weight (kgs) 21.34 (5.22) 24.18 (6.29) 0.008
Height (cm) 119.22 (14.52) 120.87 (12.11) 0.53
Weight for age z score -0.96 (1.14) -0.74 (1.25) 0.30
Home environment score 23.46 (6.22) 23.93 (4.95) 0.64
Socio-economic score 10.26 (3.80) 9.38 (3.16) 0.19
  1. cm = centimetres, kgs = kilograms, N = Number. All values are Mean (SD) unless otherwise stated.