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Table 1 Selected demographic features of survey participants (N = 5082), malaria parasite and risk-factor survey, Northern Lao PDR

From: Prevalence and risk factors for asymptomatic malaria and genotyping of glucose 6-phosphate (G6PD) deficiencies in a vivax-predominant setting, Lao PDR: implications for sub-national elimination goals

Characteristic n % of total (95% CI)
Sex
 Male 2380 46.8 (45.7–48.0%)
 Female 2702 53.2 (52.0–54.3%)
Age group
 < 5 273 5.4 (4.6–6.3%)
 5–15 1198 23.6 (21.9–25.3%)
 > 15 3611 71.0 (73.0–36.1%)
Slept under treated net previous night
 Yes 1767 34.8 (29.0–41.0%)
 No 3315 65.2 (59.0–71.0%)
Slept under any net previous night
 Yes 1781 35.1 (29.3–41.3%)
 No 3301 65.0 (58.7–70.7%)
Febrile at survey (≥ 37.5 °C)
 Yes 22 0.43 (0.27–0.7%)
 No 5057 99.6 (99.3–99.7%)
Age, if febrile at survey (≥ 37.5 °C)   median (IQR): 25.5 (9–35)
Resident in household with any fever in 2 weeks prior to survey
 Yes 1144 22.5 (19.2–26.2%)
 No 3398 77.5 (73.8–80.1%)
Resident in household with any forest-goers
 Yes 1910 37.6 (32.0–43.5%)
 No 3172 62.4 (56.5–68.0%)
  1. “Forest-goer” defined as household where anyone sometimes go to the forest, forest fringe, farms, or rice fields and sleeps there overnight