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Table 1 Demographic and characteristics of participants in the baseline and endline community surveys

From: Effectiveness of the innovative 1,7-malaria reactive community-based testing and response (1, 7-mRCTR) approach on malaria burden reduction in Southeastern Tanzania

Characteristics Baseline survey Endline survey
Control Intervention Control Intervention
 Populationa, n (%) 4867 4685 5728 4406
 Age group, years
  < 5 908 (18.7%) 852 (18.2%) 986 (17.2%) 702 (15.9%)
  5–15 1602 (32.9%) 1425 (30.4%) 1727 (30.2%) 1307 (29.7%)
  > 15 2357 (48.4%) 2408 (51.4%) 3015 (52.6%) 2397 (54.4%)
 Gender, n (%)
  Female 2698 (55.4%) 2509 (53.6%) 3310 (57.8%) 2464 (55.9%)
  Male 2169 (44.6%) 2176 (46.4%) 2418 (42.2%) 1942 (44.1%)
 Malaria infectiona, n (%, 95% CI)
  Positive 1103 (28.1, 26.1–30.2) 967 (25.7, 23.7–27.8) 621 (13.4, 12.12–14.7) 163 (4.9, 4.0–5.9)
  Negative 2827 (71.9, 69.9–73.9) 2794 (74.3, 72.2–76.3) 4029 (86.6, 85.3–87.9) 3176 (95.1, 94.1–96.0)
 Bed-net usec, n (%, 95% CI)
  Yes 2316 (49.4, 46.4–52.4) 2969 (65.9,62.6–69.1) 4568 (79.7, 77.9–81.5) 3673 (83.4, 81.3–85.3)
  No 2375 (50.6, 47.6–53.6) 1534 (34.1,30.9–37.4) 1160 (20.3, 18.5–22.2) 733 (16.6, 14.7–18.7)
  1. aNumber of individuals surveyed
  2. bbased on malaria rapid testing using RDT
  3. cReported insecticide-treated bed-net use the previous night