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Table 1 Participants and household characteristics at recruitment

From: Fine-scale spatial and temporal variation of clinical malaria incidence and associated factors in children in rural Malawi: a longitudinal study

  Children, N = 282
Age in months: median (IQR) 25.4 (16.8–35.2)
Age categories in months
 6–18 months 78 (27.7)
 18–30 months 105 (37.2)
 30–48 months 99 (35.1)
Male: n (%) 131 (46.5)
Malnourished: z-score < -2 SD
 HAZ: n (%) 153 (54.3)
 WAZ: n (%) 74 (26.2)
 WHZ: n (%)a 49 (17.6)
mRDT-positive at recruitment: n (%)a 122 (43.4)
Haemoglobin in g/dl at recruitment: mean, SDa 10.0, 1.7
Anaemica
 None: Hb ≥ 11 g/dl: n (%) 86 (30.6)
 Mild: Hb 10–10.9 g/dl: n (%) 87 (31.0)
 Moderate: 7–9.9 g/dl: n (%) 89 (31.7)
 Severe: < 7 g/dl: n (%) 19 (6.8)
Focal area
 A: n (%) 106 (37.5)
 B: n (%) 96 (34.0)
 C: n (%) 80 (28.4)
Total number of people in household: mean, SDa 5.4, 2.0
Wealth score: mean, SD -0.1, 2.0
Household ownership of at least one ITN: n (%)a 108 (38.1)
Grass-thatched: n (%) 196 (70.4)
Presence of open eaves: n (%)a 110 (39.7)
  1. Abbreviations: HAZ height-for-age z-score, SD standard deviation, WAZ weight-for-age z-score, WHZ weight-for-height
  2. aData for at least one child was missing