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Table 1 Household and individual characteristics of study population by sous-prefecture and survey period

From: Encouraging impact following 2.5 years of reinforced malaria control interventions in a hyperendemic region of the Republic of Guinea

Household characteristics 2011 2012 2013
Area N April N August N February N August N February
Median household size, n (range)
Guéckédou City 1762 7 (1–22) 1908 8 (3–30) 1694 8 (3–20) 1729 7 (2–17) 1733 8 (1–17)
Tékoulo 1690 7 (2–30) 1829 8 (3–26) 1684 8 (3–25) 1690 7 (3–22) 1694 7 (2–15)
Guendembou 1798 8 (2–20) 1880 8 (2–19) 1661 7 (1–20) 1730 6 (1–30) 1763 8 (3–16)
Koundou 1697 8 (2–24) 2016 8 (3–29) 1687 8 (4–21) 1750 7 (2–25) 1730 8 (1–25)
Education level + , n (%)        
Guéckédou City 272 165 (61 %) 297 152 (51 %) 317 186 (59 %) 301 153 (51 %) 275 124 (45 %)
Tékoulo 262 149 (57 %) 285 196 (69 %) 318 215 (68 %) 285 181 (64 %) 281 154 (55 %)
Guendembou 287 169 (59 %) 325 177 (54 %) 323 230 (71 %) 293 135 (46 %) 271 147 (54 %)
Koundou 260 173 (67 %) 320 219 (68 %) 305 239 (78 %) 282 192 (68 %) 291 186 (64 %)
House structure a,  % (95 % CI)         
Guéckédou City 272 239 (88 %) 297 298 (100 %) 317 265 (84 %) 301 289 (96 %) 275 250 (91 %)
Tékoulo 262 241 (92 %) 285 283 (99 %) 318 279 (88 %) 285 259 (91 %) 281 198 (70 %)
Guendembou 287 270 (94 %) 325 321 (99 %) 323 303 (94 %) 293 273 (93 %) 271 259 (96 %)
Koundou 260 224 (86 %) 320 319 (99 %) 305 250 (82 %) 282 253 (90 %) 291 234 (80 %)
Median age: median, (interquartile range)       
Guéckédou City
 Overall 1762 11 (21.5) 1908 10 (19.5) 1694 18.2 (20.6) 1729 18.6 (19.9) 1733 18.2 (20.2)
 1–59 months 505 0.3 (0.3) 504 0.36 (0.2) 499 0.36 (0.3) 391 0.36 (0.3) 512 0.36 (0.3)
 5–14 years 555 9 (5) 732 9 (4) 464 9 (6) 592 8 (5) 447 8 (5)
 ≥15 years 701 29 (24) 672 29 (24) 731 30 (30) 746 30 (28) 774 30 (28)
Tékoulo           
 Overall 1690 10 (27.5) 1829 10 (29.5) 1684 18.6 (19.9) 1690 19.6 (20.5) 1694 18.5 (20.1)
 1–59 months 495 0.36 (0.3) 556 0.35 (0.32) 512 0.36 (0.3) 403 0.36 (0.3) 475 0.36 (0.2)
 5–14 years 495 8 (4) 513 8 (5) 420 8 (4) 525 8 (4) 481 7 (4)
 ≥15 years 700 34 (25) 760 35 (21.5) 752 35 (20) 762 35 (26) 737 34 (24)
Guendembou           
 Overall 1798 9 (29.5) 1880 8 (24.5) 1661 19.3 (20.7) 1730 19.2 (20.6) 1763 18.2 (20.3)
 1–59 months 628 0.36 (0.3) 633 0.36 (0.3) 562 0.36 (0.3) 464 0.28 (0.3) 542 0.36 (0.3)
 5–14 years 432 8 (5) 549 7 (4) 314 7 (4) 493 8 (4) 459 7 (3)
 ≥15 years 738 34.5 (20) 698 32 (23) 785 36 (22) 773 35 (24) 761 35 (24)
Koundou
 Overall 1697 11 (29.5) 2016 17.2 (29.5) 1687 19.6 (20.8) 1750 19.2 (20.9) 1730 19.8 (20.7)
 1–59 months 522 0.36 (0.3) 567 0.36 (0.3) 466 0.36 (0.3) 460 0.36 (0.2) 450 0.36 (0.3)
 5–14 years 426 8 (5) 610 8 (5) 475 7 (4) 524 7 (4) 493 7 (4)
 ≥15 years 749 35 (23) 839 32 (21) 746 38 (24) 766 35 (27) 787 35 (24)
Sex, n (% male)
Guéckédou City 1762 742 (42 %) 1908 800 (42 %) 1694 689 (41 %) 1729 739 (43 %) 1733 698 (40 %)
Tékoulo 1690 798 (47 %) 1829 890 (49 %) 1684 772 (46 %) 1690 774 (46 %) 1694 757 (45 %)
Guendembou 1798 741 (41 %) 1880 844 (45 %) 1661 707 (43 %) 1730 790 (46 %) 1763 749 (42 %)
Koundou 1697 767 (45 %) 2016 949 (47 %) 1687 800 (47 %) 1750 865 (50 %) 1730 737 (43 %)
  1. + Highest education attained by the head of household, % none
  2. aWalls made of mud brick and roof made of iron sheet vs other