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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the children in the active cohort, Mopeia, Mozambique

From: Incremental impact on malaria incidence following indoor residual spraying in a highly endemic area with high standard ITN access in Mozambique: results from a cluster‐randomized study

  Spray Status p-value
No-IRS IRS
Cluster Characteristics (N = 86)
 Km to nearest health facilitya 6.1 (4.7) [43] 6.8 (4.3) [43] 0.4828 b
Household Characteristics (N = 1536) e
 ITN ownership c 470 / 765 (61.4%) 487 / 771 (63.2%) 0.4850 d
 Number of ITNs in the household a 1.4 (0.7) [469] 1.3 (0.6) [486] 0.0868 b
 Electricity in the household c 13 / 765 (1.7%) 8 / 771 (1.0%) 0.2641 d
 Head of household with any formal education c 321 / 765 (42.0%) 308 / 771 (39.9%) 0.4225 d
 Head of household farmer c 615 / 765 (80.4%) 653 / 771 (84.7%) 0.0263 d
Households enrolled (N = 1305) e
 Siblings enrolled c 106 / 645 (16.4%) 106 / 660 (16.1%) 0.8549 d
Children enrolled (N = 1536) e
 Gender: female c 362 / 765 (47.3%) 389 / 771 (50.5%) 0.2193 d
Age (months) at enrolment a 32.4 (16.0) [765] 31.2 (16.2) [771] 0.1396 b
Cluster size c    
 Small 243 (31· 8%) 247 (32.0%) 0.9917 d
 Medium 252 (32.9%) 252 (32.7%)  
 Large 270 (35.3%) 272 (35.3%)  
 RDT positive c 474 / 765 (62.0%) 499 / 771 (64.7%) 0.2616 d
  1. aArithmetic Mean (SD) [n], bt-test, cn (Column percentage), dChi-squared test, eNote that more than one child per household could be recruited, resulting in different denominators for children in the cohort and households in the cohort
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