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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of mothers and newborns, Kirundo and Mukenke hospitals, Burundi (March–April 2014)

From: Prevalence and diagnostics of congenital malaria in rural Burundi, a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Mothers Newborns
N = 290 (%) N = 303 (%)
Age (median; IQR) 25 years (21–30) 1 day (1–1)
Gender
 Male 148 (50)
 Female 150 (50)
Birthweight in grams (median; IQR) 2900 (2200–3200)
Gravidity (median; IQR) 3 (1–5)
Clinical signs N = 276 (%) N = 292 (%)
 Fever 15 (6) 5 (2)
 Hypothermia 33 (11)
 Severe anaemia 6 (3) ND
Outcomes
 Malaria in pregnancy 109 (38)
 Malaria 3rd trimester 73 (25)
 Malaria treated (n = 73) 73 (100)
 Possession LLIN 179 (62)
 Slept under LN night before admission 76 (26)
  1. IQR interquartile range, ND no data, LLIN long-lasting insecticide-treated nets