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Table 1 Characteristics of schoolchildren in Bajil district, Hodeidah governorate, Yemen enrolled in the study (2017–2018)

From: Uncomplicated falciparum malaria among schoolchildren in Bajil district of Hodeidah governorate, west of Yemen: association with anaemia and underweight

Characteristics n (%)
Gender
 Male 231 (57.8)
 Female 169 (42.3)
Age (years)
 < 10 78 (19.5)
 ≥ 10 322 (80.5)
 Median ± IQR: 12.0 ± 2.0
Residence
 Rural 200 (50)
 Urban 200 (50)
Axillary temperature (°C)
 Median ± IQR: 36.4 ± 0.60
Febrility statusa
 Febrile 5 (1.3)
 Non-febrile 395 (98.7)
Anaemia statusb
 Anaemic 83 (20.8)
 Non-anaemic 317 (79.2)
Nutritional status
 Normal 192 (48)
 Malnourishedc 208 (52.0)
  Stunted 157 (39.3)
  Wasted 25 (6.3)
  Underweight 144 (36.0)
  1. Malaria prevalence among schoolchildren in Bajil
  2. The total number of schoolchildren enrolled in the study was 400
  3. IQR interquartile range
  4. aA child was considered febrile if axillary temperature was ≥ 37.5 °C
  5. bA child was considered anaemic if Hb concentration was < 11.5 g/dL
  6. cA child was considered malnourished if having one or more of the nutritional abnormalities (stunting, wasting and underweight)