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Table 3 Characteristics of the population

From: Effectiveness of a serological tool to predict malaria transmission intensity in an elimination setting

  Kurunegala district Moneragala district p value
Total Number of recruits 637 549  
  n (%) n (%)  
Age Distribution
 1-5 years 20 (3.1%) 71 (12.9%) p < 0.05
 6-10 years 13 (2.0%) 65 (11.8%) p < 0.05
 11-20 years 56 (8.7%) 112 (20.4)% p < 0.05
  > 20 years 548 (86.0%) 301 (54.8)% p < 0.05
Gender
 Males 150 (23.5%) 263 (47.9%) p < 0.05
 Females 469 (73.6%) 286 (52.1%)  
 Not recorded 18 (2.8%) 0  
Previous malaria exposure
 Yes 120 (18.8%) 120 (21.9%) p = 0.507
 No 415 (65.1%) 373 (67.9%)  
 Not recorded 102 (16%) 56 (10.2%)