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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants by infection status during pregnancy

From: Relationships between infection with Plasmodium falciparum during pregnancy, measures of placental malaria, and adverse birth outcomes

Characteristic Malaria infection status during pregnancy p value
None (n = 52) Low (n = 157) High (n = 73)
Age at enrollment in years, mean (SD) 23.5 (4.1) 22.1 (3.8) 21.0 (4.2) 0.989
Gestational age at enrollment in weeks, mean 15.6 (2.2) 15.2 (2.0) 15.5 (1.9) 0.857
Primigravida, n (%) 11 (21.2%) 55 (35.0%) 34 (46.6%) 0.043
Bed net ownership at enrollment, n (%)
 None 2 (3.9%) 20 (12.7%) 8 (11.0%)  
 Untreated net 4 (7.7%) 2 (1.3%) 2 (2.7%) 0.071
 LLIN 46 (88.5%) 135 (86.0%) 63 (86.3%)  
Household wealth index, n (%)
 Lowest tertile 13 (25.0%) 54 (34.4%) 29 (39.7%)  
 Middle tertile 12 (23.1%) 57 (36.3%) 24 (32.9%) 0.026
 Highest tertile 27 (51.9%) 46 (29.3%) 20 (27.4%)  
IPTp treatment arm, n (%)
 SP every 8 weeks 7 (13.5%) 40 (25.5%) 51 (69.9%)  
 DP every 8 weeks 18 (34.6%) 53 (33.8%) 17 (23.3%) < 0.001
 DP every 4 weeks 27 (51.9%) 64 (40.8%) 5 (6.9%)