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Table 2 Characteristics of study households and individuals in the 2009 and 2011 surveys, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

From: A malaria risk map of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

  Survey 2009 Survey 2011
Household characteristics   
 Number of households sampled 3896 2512
 Mean (SD) household size 7.1 5.9 (2.1)
Individual characteristics   
 Number of persons in sampled households 27,371 15,005
 Median Age years (90 % central range) 17
 Age groups   
  <6 months (%) 0.9
  6–59 months (%) 24.0 24.9
  5–9 years (%) 13.1 10.9
  10–14 years (%) 10.0 8.9
  15–19 years (%) 9.2 8.1
  ≥20 years (%) 43.7 46.2
 Proportion of females (%) 53.4 54.9