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Table 1 Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria with sex, age groups and school clusters

From: Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria infection and use of different malaria control measures among primary school children in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania

Covariates Category N Positive P value
Sex Male 132 5 (3.8 %) 0.293
Female 185 12 (6.5 %)  
Age group (years) 6–9 137 8 (5.8 %) 0.742
10–13 180 9 (5.0 %)  
Clusters Schools N Positive P value
Swampy areas Jitegemee 60 2 (3.3 %) 0.012
Peri-urban Kingolwira 68 9 (13.2 %)  
Squatter areas Mafisa A 69 4 (5.8 %)  
Mount Uluguru Mlimani 54 2 (3.7 %)  
Town centre Uhuru 66 0 (0 %)  
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