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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Detection of foci of residual malaria transmission through reactive case detection in Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency, n (%)
Age group in years
 < 5 144 (19.8)
 5–15 221 (30.4)
 > 15 361 (49.7)
Sex
 Male 322 (44.4)
 Female 404 (55.6)
Site
 Kishe 220 (30.30)
 Nada 506 (69.69)
Educational status
 Illiterate 235 (42.6)
 Literate 316 (57.4)
Occupation
 Farmers 155 (21.4)
 Housewives 143 (19.7)
 Students 214 (29.5)
 Others 38 (5.2)
House structure
 Iron sheet 496 (68.3)
 Thatched 230 (31.7)
Spray status of the house
 Not sprayed 417 (57.4)
 Sprayed 309 (42.6)