Skip to main content

Table 1 Comparison of the children in the two groups of schools after the 2013 and 2014 mass treatment

From: Reduced uptake of mass treatment for schistosomiasis control in absence of food: beyond a randomized trial

Characteristic Non-snack schools Snack schools
  2013 2014 χ2a p-Value 2013 2014 χ2a p-Value
  n = (689) (%) n = (646) (%)    n = (595) (%) n = (496) (%)   
Age group
 07–11 years 291 (42.2) 301 (46.6) 0.379 0.538 310 (52.1) 241 (48.6) 0.190 0.663
 12–16 years 398 (57.8) 345 (53.4) ------ ------ 285 (47.9) 255 (51.4) ------ ------
Sex
 Female 343 (49.8) 345 (53.4) 0.256 0.613 296 (49.7) 270 (54.4) 0.349 0.555
 Male 346 (50.2) 301 (46.6) ------ ------ 299 (50.3) 226 (45.6) ------ ------
Distance from area of residence to Lake Victoria
 ≤5 km 330 (47.9) 300 (46.4) 0.037 0.847 284 (47.7) 243 (49.0) 0.021 0.885
 >5 km 359 (52.1) 346 (53.6) ------ ------ 311 (52.3) 253 (51.0) ------ ------
  1. aAdjusted for cluster design effect