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Table 4 Gender related anthropometric indices of RDT-positive and RDT-negative under-five children wearing pCAM

From: A 2-month intervention study of preventive clothing against mosquito bites among malnourished and well-nourished children under 5 years of age living on the Atlantic Ocean Coast of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria

VariableStat.Pre-intervention screening
MalesFemales
Weight-for-age Z-scoreHeight-for-age Z-scoreWeight-for-height Z-scoreWeight-for-age Z-scoreHeight-for-age Z-scoreWeight-for-height Z-score
Total< − 2− 2 to +2> + 2Total< − 2− 2 to +2> + 2Total< − 2− 2 to +2> + 2Total< − 2− 2 to +2> + 2Total< − 2− 2 to +2> + 2Total<− 2− 2 to +2> + 2
n4513!3204524!!2104533575720!3615732!!241575493
%100.028.971.10.0100.053.346.70.0100.06.777.815.5100.035.163.21.7100.056.142.11.8100.08.885.95.3
RDT +veFreq.246*18024111302402133614*2203619161362331
%53.338.556.20.053.345.861.90.053.30.060.042.963.270.061.10.063.259.466.7100.063.240.067.333.3
RDT −veFreq.217140211380213144216141211380213162
%46.761.543.80.046.754.238.10.046.7100.040.057.136.730.038.9100.036.740.633.30.036.760.032.766.7
1st post-intervention measurement
 N4510350452223045239457124505723322579471
%100.022.277.80.0100.048.951.10.0100.04.486.78.9100.021.178.90.0100.040.456.13.5100.015.882.51.8
RDT +veFreq.1431101450014013129400298210294241
%31.130.031.40.031.122.70.00.031.10.033.325.050.933.30.00.050.934.865.60.050.944.451.1100.0
RDT −veFreq.317240311700312263288002815112285230
%68.970.068.60.068.977.30.00.068.9100.066.775.049.166.70.00.049.165.234.6100.049.155.648.90.0
2nd post intervention measurement
 N457380452123145340257124505719362579480
%100.015.684.40100.046.751.12.2100.06.788.94.4100.021.178.90.0100.033.363.23.5100.015.884.20.0
RDT +veFreq.173140.017971171160234190235162236170
%37.842.936.8037.842.930.4100.037.833.340.00.040.333.342.20.040.326.344.4100.040.366.735.40.0
RDT −veFreq.284240.028121602822423482603414200343310
%62.257.163.7062.257.169.60.062.266.760.0100.059.766.757.80.059.773.755.60.059.733.364.60.0
  1. 2 = 1.88, P-value = 0.17, OR = 2.72, 95% CI 0.64, 11.61
  2. **χ2 = 1.01, P-value = 0.31, OR = 1.73, 95% CI 0.59, 5.03
  3. !χ2 = 0.52, P-value = 0.47, OR = 1.36, 95% CI 0.59, 3.18
  4. !!χ2 = 1.88, P-value = 0.17, OR = 2.72, 95% CI 0.64, 11.61