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Table 1 Distribution of the prevalence malaria among 6-month to 14-year children on sociodemographic characteristics (N = 9040)

From: Prevalence and associated determinants of malaria parasites among Kenyan children

Variable N (%) Prevalence of malaria n (%) 95% CI for prevalence of malaria
Age of children
 0.5–4.9 years 2971 (32.87) 144 (4.83) (4.11, 5.66)
 5–9 years 3334 (36.88) 313 (9.38) (8.44, 10.42)
 10–14 years 2735 (30.25) 279 (10.22) (9.14, 11.41)
Sex of children
 Male 4590 (50.78) 378 (8.23) (7.47, 9.06)
 Female 4450 (49.22) 358 (8.04) (7.28, 8.88)
Anemia levels of children
 Anemic 1727 (19.11) 292 (16.92) (15.23, 18.77)
 Not anemic 7313 (80.89) 443 (6.06) (5.54, 6.63)
Sex of household head
 Male 5942 (65.73) 537 (9.04) (8.34, 9.79)
 Female 3098 (34.27) 199 (6.41) (5.60, 7.33)
Education of household head
 No education 1493 (16.52) 117 (7.82) (6.56, 9.30)
 Primary 4549 (50.33) 500 (10.98) (10.10, 11.92)
 Secondary and higher 2998 (33.16) 119 (3.98) (3.34, 4.75)
Household has electricity
 No 6787 (75.08) 695 (10.24) (9.54, 10.99)
 Yes 2253 (24.92) 41 (1.80) (1.33, 2.44)
Media exposure
Household has television
 No 6494 (71.84) 676 (10.40) (9.68, 11.17)
 Yes 2546 (28.16) 60 (2.36) (1.84, 3.03)
Household has radio
 No 2993 (33.11) 299 (9.99) (8.97, 11.12)
 Yes 6047 (66.89) 437 (7.22) (6.60, 7.90)
No. of living room
 One 3456 (38.23) 257 (7.43) (6.60, 8.35)
 Two 3559 (39.37) 356 (10.00) (9.05, 11.03)
 Three and more 2024 (22.41) 123 (6.08) (5.12, 7.21)
Net is hanging for sleeping (N = 4458)
 Not hanging 352 (7.89) 81 (23.11) (18.99, 27.81)
 Hanging 4106 (92.11) 330 (8.05) (7.25, 8.92)
Residence
 Urban 2527 (27.96) 74 (2.93) (2.34, 3.67)
 Rural 6513 (72.04) 662 (10.16) (9.45, 10.92)
Wealth index
 Poor 4054 (44.85) 448 (11.05) (10.12, 12.05)
 Middle 1903 (21.05) 188 (9.90) (8.64, 11.33)
 Rich 3083 (34.11) 99 (3.23) (2.66, 3.91)