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Table 2 Analysis of individual risk factors of positive malaria cases (P. falciparum) with no travel report

From: Geographical and environmental approaches to urban malaria in Antananarivo (Madagascar)

Variables Positive cases N (%) Negative cases N (%) P value
Sexes    NS*
   Female 11 (57.9) 589 (56.1)  
   Male 8 (42.1) 461 (43.9)  
Age (mean) 23.1 21.5 NS
Socio economic states    NS
   1 Wall: mud, wood or iron 5 (26.3) 389 (37.0)  
Water supply: river, well    
   2 Wall: brick, concrete 7 (36.3) 294 (28.0)  
Water supply: public tape water, well    
   3 Wall: brick, concrete 7 (36.8) 368 (35.0)  
Water supply: inside tape water    
Proximity of agricultural area 12 (63.2) 532 (50.6) NS
Bed net use 4 (21.1) 294 (28.2) NS
  1. *: Not significant