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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of interviewees in each national sample

From: Key traveller groups of relevance to spatial malaria transmission: a survey of movement patterns in four sub-Saharan African countries

  Mali Burkina Faso Zambia Tanzania
N % (CI) N % (CI) N % (CI) N % (CI)
Total 1588   721   1093   950  
Gender
 Female 730 46 (43–48) 349 48 (45–52) 671 61 (58–64) 473 50 (47–53)
 Male 854 54 (51–56) 365 51 (47–54) 413 38 (35–41) 470 49 (46–53)
Age
 16–29 760 48 (45–50) 316 44 (40–48) 482 44 (41–47) 416 44 (41–47)
 30–45 511 32 (30–35) 284 39 (36–43) 395 36 (33–39) 381 40 (37–43)
 >45 317 20 (18–22) 118 16 (14–19) 206 19 (17–21) 147 16 (13–18)
 Mean number children <5 years (range)   0.81 (0–9)   0.77 (0–5)   1.01 (0–7)   1.56 (0–5)
 Mean number trips (range)   1.56 (1–51)   3.42 (1–100)   2.30 (1–100)   1.40 (1–20)
 Proportion who travelled (DHS)   0.313   0.291   0.431   0.427
Own bed net
 Yes N/A N/A 581 81 (78–83) 778 71 (68–74) 853 90 (88–92)
 No N/A N/A 136 19 (16–22) 314 29 (26–32) 91 10 (8–12)
Own mobile phone
 Yes 859 54 (52–57) 527 73 (70–76) 715 65 (63–68) 726 76 (74–79)
 No 727 46 (43–48) 191 26 (23–30) 330 30 (27–33) 217 23 (20–26)
  1. The number of individuals (N) and percentage of the sample (exact binomial 95 % confidence interval), or mean (range) are shown. All interviewees did not answer all questions, hence there are some missing values