Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 General characteristics of children from Lake endemic region enrolled in MIS 2015

From: Targeting remaining pockets of malaria transmission in Kenya to hasten progress towards national elimination goals: an assessment of prevalence and risk factors in children from the Lake endemic region

Characteristics Number %
Total number of children 2442 22.0
Age distribution
 Below 5 years 771 31.5
 5–10 years 877 36.0
 10–14 years 794 32.5
Gender
 Male 1228 49.8
 Female 1214 50.2
Malaria
 Number tested by microscopy 2253 93
 Children with malaria 604 27.3
Place of residence
 Rural 1661 78.6
 Urban 781 21.4
Counties of origin
 Siaya 232 11.6
 Kisumu 286 13.6
 Migori 261 12.2
 Homabay 321 13.4
 Kakamega 330 14.6
 Vihiga 233 11.0
 Bungoma 272 10.9
 Busia 292 12.1