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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of heads of HH

From: Plasmodium vivax malaria at households: spatial clustering and risk factors in a low endemicity urban area of the northwestern Peruvian coast

    Control HHs (N = 117) Case HHs (N = 117) p-value
Age in years mean (SD) 37.5 (12.5) 38.6 (11.7) 0.49
Gender n (%)      
  Female   72 (61.5) 70 (59.8) 0.79
Male   45 (38.5) 47 (40.2)  
Education n (%)      
  None   3 (2.6) 5 (4.3) 0.49
Incomplete primary   11 (9.4) 19 (16.2)  
Complete primary   48 (41.0) 45 (38.5)  
Secondary   49 (41.9) 44 (37.6)  
Superior, university   6 (5.1) 4 (3.4)  
Current economic activity n (%)      
  None   9 (7.8) 9 (7.7) 0.86
Farmer   2 (1.7) 6 (5.1)  
Trader   16 (13.8) 13 (11.1)  
Moto driver   8 (6.9) 8 (6.8)  
Hand labourer   20 (17.2) 22 (18.8)  
Housewife   57 (49.1) 54 (46.2)  
Other   4 (3.4) 5 (4.3)  
Missing   1     
Monthly income amount* n (%)      
  None   61 (55) 64 (56.6) 0.91
<125 USD   18 (16.2) 16 (14.2)  
≥125 USD   32 (28.8) 33 (29.2)  
Missing   6   4   
  1. *Income expressed in United States dollars (USD).