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Table 1 Characteristics of the children living in the three different areas evaluated, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

From: Effectiveness of the Brazilian Visceral Leishmaniasis Surveillance and Control Programme in reducing the prevalence and incidence of Leishmania infantum infection

Study Variable AI 2006 AI 2008 AI 2010 P-value
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Cohort Number of children 160 (33.5) 180 (37.7) 138 (28.9)  
Age
≤ 48 months 13 (8.2) 17 (9.4) 28 (20.3) 0.03
> 48 and ≤ 72 months 52 (32.7) 61 (33.9) 42 (30.4)
> 72 and ≤ 96 months 64 (40.2) 76 (42.2) 46 (33.3)
> 96 months 30 (18.9) 26 (14.5) 22 (16.0)
Gender
Male 78 (48.8) 91 (50.6) 77 (55.8) 0.46
Female 82 (51.3) 89 (49.4) 61 (44.2)
Cross-sectional-II Number of children 287 (32.2) 316 (35.5) 288 (32.3)  
Age
≤ 48 months 84 (29.3) 100 (31.6) 102 (35.4) 0.70
> 48 and ≤ 72 months 77 (26.8) 91 (28.8) 75 (26.0)
> 72 and ≤ 96 months 93 (32.4) 96 (30.4) 81 (28.2)
> 96 months 33 (11.5) 29 (9.2) 30 (10.4)
Gender
Male 137 (47.7) 159 (50.3) 152 (52.8) 0.48
Female 150 (52.3) 157 (49.7) 136 (47.2)
  1. Abbreviations: AI2006, area of intervention since 2006; AI2008, area of intervention since 2008; AI2010, area of intervention since 2010; CI, confidence interval