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Table 1 Characteristics of 5334 children who participated in the 2004 and 2005 surveys

From: Impact of mass distribution of free long-lasting insecticidal nets on childhood malaria morbidity: The Togo National Integrated Child Health Campaign

  Pooled Southern Coastal plain (Yoto) Central Plateaux (Ogou) Northern Savannah (Tone)
2004 2005 2004 1 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
Child level(n) 2521 2813 718 998 798 893 942 922
Age in month, mean(95%CI) 28.5 (27.8-29.1) 28.7 (28.1-29.4) 28.6 (27.4-30.1) 28.9 (27.6-30.2) 28.3 (27.2-29.3) 28.7 (27.5-30.0) 28.5 (27.4-29.6) 28.5 (27.7-29.3)
Male sex (%) 52.8 51.2 52.8* 48.8* 49.7 51.8 55.5 53.1
Sibling(s) <5 yr (%) 58.1* 63.3* 56.8 63.3 56.3 60.1 60.7 66.5
HH level (n) 1704 1828 495 648 564 594 645 586
# children (column %)         
   1 59.8 56.4 61.4 56.5 61.3 59.9 57.4 52.7
   2 36.7 36.1 33.9 35.8 36.3 32.5 39.2 39.9
   >2 3.4 7.5 4.8 7.7 2.3 9.5 3.4 7.4
Caretaker (column %)         
   Mother 89.7 88.9* 86.4 88.7 87.1 84.2 94.6 94.0
   Father 6.0 3.7 6.5 2.3 9.2 6.2 2.9 2.6
   Other 4.3 7.0 7.1 9.0 3.7 9.6 2.5 3.4
CT schooling (column %)        
   None 73.3 76.6 62.6 70.4 66.8 68.2 87.1 92.0
   Primary 20.6 18.3 27.8 24.4 26.1 23.6 10.4 6.1
   ≥secondary 6.0 5.1 9.6 5.2 7.1 8.2 2.5 1.9
SES rank score (%)         
   <median2 50.1 51.1 46.1 42.7 53.7 57.4 50.1 53.9
   % wealthiest Q    30.9 22.8 23.4 28.7 11.3 20.8
   % poorest Q    16.4 19.5 20.9 15.4 18.5 13.4
  1. HH = household; SES = Socio-economic Status, Q = quintile. *P < 0.05 2004 vs 2005, ** P < 0.01. 1 Weighted analysis of Yoto 2004 data to take into account the variability of the enumeration area cluster size during the first 3 survey days (Crude number of children = 781). 2 Median weighted socio-economic status calculated across district by survey