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Table 2 Characteristics of the study households

From: Risk factors for asymptomatic malaria infections from seasonal cross-sectional surveys along the China–Myanmar border

Education of household head [N (%)]
 Illiterate 11 (1.4)
 Primary school 270 (34.9)
 Middle school 487 (63.0)
 High school and above 5 (0.6)
Major material of house [N (%)]
 Wood/bamboo 733 (95.2)
 Brick 40 (5.2)
Use of IRS [N (%)] 285 (36.9)
Elevation (meters above sea level) [median (IQR)] 312 (298–390)
Distance to the nearest forest (m) [median (IQR)] 200 (31–300)
Distance to the nearest clinic (m) [median (IQR)] 180 (80–250)
Distance to the nearest water body (m) [median (IQR)] 50 (16–190)
Distance to the nearest road (m) [median (IQR)] 15 (10–25)
Distance to the border (m) [median (IQR)] 100 (45–200)
  1. IQR inter quartile range