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Table 1 Socio-demographic factors for the study participants in the Luapula and Northern Provinces in Zambia

From: Patterns of mixed Plasmodium species infections among children six years and under in selected malaria hyper-endemic communities of Zambia: population-based survey observations

Total number of children test =873
Characteristics N % (CI)
Gender   
Male 410 47.0 (43.6–50.2)
Female 463 53.0 (49.7–56.4)
Age of children   
<1 year 132 15.1 (12.7–17.5)
1 yr 144 16.5(14.0–19.0)
2 yrs 151 17.3(14.8–19.8)
3 yrs 178 20.4(17.7–23.1)
4 yrs 156 17.9 (15.3–20.4)
5 yrs 112 12.8(10.6–15.1)
Province   
Eastern 504 57.7 (54.4–61.0)
Luapula 369 42.3 (39.0–45.5)
Residence   
Urban 38 4.4 (3.0–5.7)
Rural 835 95.7 (94.3–97.0)
Age of Mother 47 6.0 (4.3–7.7)
15–19 207 26.4 (23.3–29.5)
20–24 203 25.9 (23.0–28.9)
25–29 254 32.4 (29.1–35.6)
30–39 74 9.4 (7.4–11.5)
School level of mother   
Low-Below grade 5 420 53.5 (50.0–57.0)
High- Grade 5 and above 365 46.5 (43.0–50.0)