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Table 3 Proportion of children (%) with one or more malaria infections during the study

From: The effect of insecticide-treated bed nets on the incidence and prevalence of malaria in children in an area of unstable seasonal transmission in western Myanmar

    P. falciparum- ever P. vivax- ever Any malaria – ever
  ITN (N) Control (N) ITN NN Risk ratio Risk difference ITN NN Risk ratio Risk difference ITN NN Risk ratio Risk difference
Dabhine               
Pair 1 695 740 89 305 0.31 - 28.4 151 243 0.66 - 11.2 214 429 0.53 - 27.2
    (12.8) (41.2)    (21.7) (32.9)    (30.8) (58.0)   
Pair 2 527 662 126 80 1.98 + 11.8 120 72 2.09 + 11.9 215 139 1.94 + 19.8
    (23.9) (12.1)    (22.8) (10.9)    (40.8) (21.0)   
Pair 3 441 285 26 81 0.21 - 22.5 46 64 0.43 - 13.8 67 120 0.36 - 26.9
    (5.9) (28.4)    (10.4) (22.5)    (15.2) (42.1)   
Pair 4 213 176 24 46 0.43 - 14.8 32 60 0.44 - 19.1 53 89 0.49 - 25.7
    (11.3) (26.1)    (15.0) (34.1)    (24.9) (50.6)   
Pair 5 67 72 5 29 0.19 - 32.8 6 33 0.20 - 36.8 11 49 0.24 - 51.7
    (7.5) (40.3)    (9.0) (45.8)    (16.4) (68.1)   
Myothugyi               
Pair 6 77 44 8 4 1.14 + 1.3 6 0 3.35 + 5.4 12 4 1.71 + 6.5
    (10.4) (9.1)    (7.7) (0)    (15.6) (9.1)   
Pair 7 745 792 6 13 0.05 - 0.8 1 4 0.20 - 0.4 7 16 0.45 - 1.1
    (0.8) (1.6)    (0.1) (0.5)    (0.9) (2.0)   
Pair 8 489 598 1 23 0.05 - 3.6 6 13 0.56 - 1.0 7 34 0.25 - 4.3
    (0.2) (3.8)    (1.2) (2.2)    (1.4) (5.7)   
Pair 9 664 632 38 13 2.71 + 3.6 28 6 4.20 + 3.2 59 17 3.30 + 6.2
    (5.7) (2.1)    (4.2) (1.0)    (8.9) (2.7)   
Pair 10 148 108 18 24 0.55 - 10.0 5 4 0.92 - 0.3 19 26 0.53 - 11.3
    (12.2) (22.2)    (3.4) (3.7)    (12.8) (24.1)   
Total 4066 4109 341 618    401 505    664 923   
    (8.4) (15.0)    (9.9) (12.3)    (16.3) (22.5)   
Weighted paired t-test    p = 0.23 p = 0.25 p = 0.35
  1. P. falciparum-ever includes P. falciparum + mixed, P. vivax-ever includes P. vivax + mixed. ITN: insecticide treated nets, NN: no nets.