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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables and incidence rate of malaria among study participants, Adami Tullu district

From: Malaria incidence and entomological findings in an area targeted for a cluster-randomized controlled trial to prevent malaria in Ethiopia: results from a pilot study

Variables Person-weeks of observation Malaria cases Per 10,000 person weeks
Age (years)
 Under 5 11,888 8 6.8
 5–14 28,420 18 6.4
 15–24 17,697 6 3.4
 25 and above 26,819 7 2.6
Sex
 Male 42,523 22 5.2
 Female 42,365 17 4.1
Distance from Lake /river    
 ≤5 kma 47,080 37 7.9
 >5 kmb 37,808 2 0.5
Wealth index
 Poor 27,024 6 2.2
 Medium 28,778 11 3.8
 Rich 28,910 22 7.7
HH head education
 No formal education 51,634 17 3.3
 Primary 18,632 15 8.1
 Secondary 8160 5 6.1
 Above secondary 6462 2 3.1
ITN use
 No 82,569 38 4.6
 Yes 2319 1 4.1
  1. HH household
  2. a kebeles within 5 km (Bochesa and Anano Shisho)
  3. b kebeles beyond 5 km (Elika Chelemo and Gallo Rephe) from Zeway Lake shore and river (with potential mosquito breeding sites)
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