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Table 1 Characteristics of study individuals by malaria infection status (N = 7888)

From: Spatio-temporal prevalence of malaria and anaemia in relation to agro-ecosystems in Mvomero district, Tanzania

Variable Negative N (%) Positive N (%) Total N (%) p-value
Gendera
 Female 2781 (53.8) 1327 (48.9) 4108 (52.1) < 0.001
 Male 2389 (46.2) 1389 (51.1) 3778 (47.9)  
Age category (years)
 0–5 508 (9.8) 246 (9.1) 754 (9.6) < 0.001
 6–9 2300 (44.5) 1258 (46.3) 3558 (45.1)  
 10–15 1377 (26.6) 1037 (38.2) 2414 (30.6)  
 > 15 987 (19.1) 175 (6.4) 1162 (14.7)  
Study subjects
 Community members 1723 (33.3) 492 (18.1) 2215 (28.1) < 0.001
 Schoolchildren 3449 (66.7) 2224 (81.9) 5673 (71.9)  
Usage of mosquito net
 No 1005 (19.4) 663 (24.4) 1668 (21.2) < 0.001
 Yes 4167 (80.6) 2053 (75.6) 6220 (78.9)  
  1. a2 individuals missing information on gender