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Table 5 Distribution of incidence of malaria by gender and age

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 Person-years Malaria cases Incidence rate IRR (CI 95%) p value
Gender
 Female 1412 415 293.9 1.09 (0.94–1.25) 0.255
 Male 1388 374 269 Reference  
Age (years)
 <1 33 5 152 1.06 (0.44–2.59) <0.001
 1–4 285 80 280 1.97 (1.52–2.56) <0.001
 5–9 448 236 527 3.70 (3.06–4.45) <0.001
 10–14 400 205 511 3.59 (3.00–4.36) <0.001
 15–19 258 67 259 1.82 (1.38–2.40) <0.001
 ≥20 1376 196 142 Reference
Total 2800 789 282
  1. IRR incidence rate ratio