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Table 1 Children mean age and sex distribution across the 13 regions of Burkina Faso

From: Paracheck® rapid diagnostic test for detecting malaria infection in under five children: a population-based survey in Burkina Faso

   Age (months) Boy Girl
  Mean ± SD n % n %
Central 32.5 ± 15.3 246 50.0 246 50.0
Boucle du Mouhoun 31.3 ± 14.9 384 51.1 367 48.9
Cascades 32.6 ± 15.5 113 50.2 112 49.8
Central-East 32.3 ± 15.3 252 51.7 235 48.3
Central-North 31.8 ± 14.8 260 50.3 257 49.7
Central-West 32.9 ± 15.5 252 51.7 237 48.5
Centre-South 32.4 ± 15.2 141 53.2 124 46.8
East 32.7 ± 15.4 362 52.6 326 47.4
Hauts Bassins 32.8 ± 15.3 374 50.3 369 49.7
North 31.8 ± 15.9 254 50.9 245 49.1
Central Plateau 31.7 ± 15.4 142 49.7 144 50.3
Sahel 32.0 ± 15.6 262 47.8 286 52.2
South-West 31.5 ± 15.0 139 51.5 131 48.5
Burkina 32.3 ± 15.3 3181 50.8 3079 49.2