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Table 1 Inclusion criteria, sample size, and main outcome by evaluation type

From: Community-based intermittent mass testing and treatment for malaria in an area of high transmission intensity, western Kenya: study design and methodology for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Evaluation type Inclusion criteria Sample size Main outcome
Cross-sectional studies ≥1 month of age 857 per arm Community malaria prevalence
Longitudinal cohort study ≥1 year of age, not pregnant at time of recruitment 330 per arm Incidence of malaria infection
Passive surveillance Living within the core area of a cluster N/A Incidence of clinical malaria
Entomological surveillance Household in either a control or intervention cluster 120 control and 60 intervention households per month Monthly P. falciparum oocyst and sporozoite rates, Anopheles parity rate
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