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Table 1 Characteristics of 2,265 children aged ≤15 years included in the analysis

From: Finding malaria hot-spots in northern Angola: the role of individual, household and environmental factors within a meso-endemic area

Variables Total Malaria  
No Yes
Age    
mean   6.5 6.4
min-max   0.6 - 15 0.9-15
Gender    
Male 1,094 880 214
Female 1,171 978 193
Maternal malaria awareness    
No 394 297 97
Yes 1,843 1,540 303
Previous malaria treatment    
No 1,134 908 226
Yes 1,024 876 148
Bednet ownership    
No 1,621 1,307 314
Yes 617 531 86
Water source    
Public tap 158 156 2
Private tap 40 40 0
River 1,223 1,024 199
Irrigation canal 5 5 0
Lagoon 134 131 3
Cacimbo 525 342 183
Well 41 32 9
Other 139 128 11
Sanitation    
No latrine 1,078 904 174
Latrine with water supply 397 381 16
Latrine without water supply 790 573 217
Type of household walls    
Adobe 1,209 1,027 182
Bricks/blocks 277 262 15
Wattle and daub 454 304 150
Wattle 207 151 56
Wood 1 1 0
Other (metal sheet or plastic) 117 113 4
Type of household roof    
Straw 452 314 138
Metal sheet 1,565 1,306 259
Tiles 66 65 1
Other (canvas or plastic) 182 173 9
Number rooms in household    
mean   2.5 2.2
min-max   1-8 1-6