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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Malariometric indices from Iganga, Uganda: baseline characterization in preparation of GMZ2 vaccine trial

Characteristics Arm   
  Active Passive Chi-square p-value
  (N = 397) % (N = 351) %   
Age in years       
   Less than 1 127 32.0 107 30.5   
   2-3 193 48.6 180 51.3   
   4-5 77 19.4 64 18.2   
Sex       
   Male 221 55.6 191 54.4   
   Female 176 44.3.4 160 45.6   
Ethnicity       
   Basoga 392 98.7 341 97.2   
   Others 5 1.3 10 2.8   
Slept in bed net       
Yes 143 36.0 130 37.1 0.08 0.777
No 254 64.0 221 62.9   
Was the bed net treated       
Yes 109 76.8 117 90.0 9.07 0.002*
No 34 23.8 13 10.0   
Fever in the past 24 hours       
Yes 153 43.6 121 34.5 1.330 0.248
No 244 56.4 230 65.5   
Spleen rate       
Yes 21 5.3 40 11.4 9.211 0.002*
No 376 94.7 311 88.6   
RDT results       
Positive 265 66.8 192 54.7 10.483 0.001*
Negative 132 33.2 159 45.3   
Malaria asexual parasitemia       
Positive 294 70.1 281 80.1 5.057 0.025
Negative 103 29.9 70 19.9   
  1. *Statistically Significant.