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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Participants at Admission

From: Use of insecticide-treated clothes for personal protection against malaria: a community trial

  Treatment Group Comparison Group
Individual Characteristics   
Number recruited 97 101
Sex (male percent) 57 51
Age (Mean years) 16.65 18.60
Sleeping outside (percent) 42 38
Malaria Infection Status (percent positive) 13 8
Household Characteristics   
Number of Households 14 16
Possession of Mosquito Nets (percent) 24 67*
Total Mosquito density (mean) 34 9.33*
Engorged mosquito density 10.67 2.17*
Female mosquito density 18.83 5.17*
Anopheles mosquito density 7.67 1.17*
Female Anopheles mosquito density 2.67 0.17*
  1. *Difference between treatment group and comparison group significant at P = 0.05