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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: The impact of mass distribution of long lasting insecticide-treated bed-nets on the malaria parasite burden in the Buea Health District in South-West Cameroon: a hospital based chart review of patient’s laboratory records

Characteristics BRH (%) N = 12,778
n (%)
MDH (%) N = 4490
n (%)
Total (%)
N = 17,268
Sex
 Male 4564 (35.7) 1821 (59.4) 6385 (37.0)
 Female 8214 (64.3) 2669 (64.5) 10,883 (63.0)
Age groups (years)
 0–5 2270 (17.8) 1511 (33.7) 3781 (21.9)
 6–14 1382 (10.8) 752 (17.7) 2134 (12.4)
 15–21 1839 (14.4) 576 (12.8) 2415 (14.0)
 22–40 4838 (37.9) 1121 (25.0) 5959 (34.5)
 > 40 2449 (19.2) 530 (11.8) 2979 (17.3)
Age (in years), mean ± SD 26.0 ± 18.8 18.7 ± 18.4 24.1 ± 18.9