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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of under-fives in both communities

From: A malariometric survey of under-fives residing in indoor residual spraying-implementing and non-implementing communities of Lagos, Nigeria

Variable
(child)
IRS
(N = 238)
Frequency (%)
Non-IRS
(N = 242)
Frequency (%)
χ2
p value
Age (months)
 Mean age ± SD 29.8 ± 15.9 26.8 ± 14.2 0.03*#
Gender
 Male 133 (55.9) 113 (46.7) 0.04*
 Female 105 (44.1) 129 (53.3)  
Care-giver
 Father 6 (2.5) 6 (2.5) 0.95
 Mother 226 (95.0) 231 (95.5)  
 Other guardian 6 (2.5) 5 (2.0)  
Socio-economic status
 Upper class 96 (40.3) 75 (31.0) 0.10
 Middle class 110 (46.2) 127 (52.5)  
 Lower class 32 (13.4) 40 (16.5)  
  1. # t test p value
  2. * p < 0.05