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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of index children

From: Caregivers’ treatment-seeking behaviors and predictors of whether a child received an appropriate antimalarial treatment: a household survey in rural Uganda

Index child characteristics Mean SD
Age (n = 408) 22 months 16
  n (%)
Gender (n = 424)
 Female 214 (50.5)
 Male 210 (49.5)
Birth order (n = 423)
 Youngest 410 (96.9)
 2nd Youngest 12 (2.8)
 3rd Youngest 1 (0.2)