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Table 1 Characteristics of school children.

From: School-based participatory health education for malaria control in Ghana: engaging children as health messengers

Characteristic Intervention school
(n = 105)
Control schools
(n = 81)
p-valuea
Age (yrs), median (range) 13 (8--20) 12 (8-21) 0.132b
Sex, male/female 59/46 44/37 0.799
Grade: n (%)    0.598
   3rd 35 (33.3) 31 (38.3)  
   4th 37 (35.2) 23 (28.4)  
   5th 33 (31.4) 27 (33.3)  
  1. a, Chi-square test
  2. b, Mann-Whitney U test