Table 1

Socio demographic characteristics of study participants
Anaemic group (176) Non anaemic group (n=176)
Characteristics Number (%) 95%CI Number (%) 95%CI p value
Age group
Under 5 121 (68.75) [57.04-82.14] 46 (26.14) [19.13-34.86] 0.001
[5 - 10 years] 54 (30.68) [23.05-40.03] 130 (73.86) [61.71-87.70] 0.001
Female 69 (39.20) [30.50-49.61] 83 (47.16) [37.56-58.46] 0.13
Male 106 (60.27) [49.31-72.84] 93 (52.84) [42.65-64.73] 0.16
Children within household
[1 – 3] 85 (48.29) [38.58-59.72] 58 (32.95) [25.02-42.60] 0.003
[4 -5] 52 (29.54) [22.06-38.74] 68 (38.64) [30.00-48.98] 0.07
>5 38 (21.59) [15.28-21.63] 50 (28.41) [21.08-37.45] 0.13
Birth order
[1 -3] 106 (60.22) [49.31-72.84] 109 (61.93) [50.85-74.71] 0.74
[4 – 5] 42 (23.86) [17.19-32.25] 40 (22.73) [16.23-30.95] 0.80
>5 27 (15.34) [10.11-22.32] 27 (15.34) [10.11-22.32] 1
Access to IPTc with SP-AQ 88 (50) [40.10-61.60] 88 (50) [41.10-61.60] 1
Bed-net ownership 176 (100) [85.7-116] 173 (98.30) [84.19-114] 0.08

Tine et al.

Tine et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:565   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-565

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