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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population at baseline

From: Deployment and use of mobile phone technology for real-time reporting of fever cases and malaria treatment failure in areas of declining malaria transmission in Muheza district north-eastern Tanzania

Variable Number (%)
Population at baseline 2934
Gender
 Female 1522 (51.9)
 Male 1412 (48.1)
Age–median (IQR) 19.1 (8.1–40.1)
Tribe
 Bondei 1620 (55.2)
 Sambaa 458 (15.6)
 Zigua 145 (4.9)
 Mmakonde 109 (3.7)
 Muha 49 (1.7)
 Others 553 (23.2)
Age groups in years
 <1 60 (2.0)
 1–4 315 (10.7)
 5–9 420 (14.3)
 10–14 383 (13.1)
 15–19 276 (9.4)
 20+ 1480 (50.4)
Owned bed neta
 Not owned any bed net 162 (26.3)
 Owned at least 1 bed net 453 (73.7)
Number of bed nets per householda
 1 199 (43.9)
 2–3 225 (49.7)
 4–5 22 (4.5)
 5–12 7 (1.2)
  1. aNumber of households which responded = 615/678 (91.0%)