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Table 3 Differences in demographic characteristics between participants and non-participants

From: Household clustering of asymptomatic malaria infections in Xepon district, Savannakhet province, Lao PDR

Demographic characteristics Total (n = 1821) Participants (n = 870) Non-participants (n = 951) P valuea
n % n % n %
Gender
 Female 928 51.0 470 54.0 458 48.2 0.012
 Male 893 49.0 400 46.0 493 51.8
Age (years)
 <5 265 14.6 67 7.7 198 20.8 <0.001
 5–14 573 31.5 392 45.1 181 19.0
 ≥15 983 54.0 411 47.1 572 60.1
  1. aChi square test