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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: Relationships between sickle cell trait, malaria, and educational outcomes in Tanzania

  Group
HbAA (N = 623) HbAS (N = 81)
Age of child (years), Mean (SD) 15.9 (4.0) 15.5 (3.7)
Child is female, n (%) 350 (56.1) 49 (60.5)
Village: Kwamasimba,n (%) 171 (27.4) 19 (23.5)
Village: Kwamhanya, n (%) 43 (6.9) 3 (3.7)
Village: Magundi, n (%) 77 (12.4) 8 (9.9)
Village: Mkokola, n (%) 162 (26.0) 33 (40.7)
Village: Mng’aza, n (%) 49 (0.1) 9 (0.1)
Village: Kwashemshi,n (%) 121 (0.2) 9 (0.1)
Ethnicity: Sambaa, n (%) 339 (54.4) 40 (49.4)
Ethnicity: Zigua, n (%) 53 (8.5) 9 (11.1)
Household has bike, n (%) 173 (29.6) 28 (36.0)
Household has radio, n (%) 415 (71.1) 55 (73.3)
Household has phone, n (%) 46 (8.0) 12 (16.0)
Household has brick walls, n (%) 264 (45.5) 23 (32.0)
Household has electricity, n (%) 3 (0.5) 2 (2.7)
Household has piped water, n (%) 162 (27.9) 29 (38.7)
Household has toilet, n (%) 523 (89.7) 66 (88.0)
Head is employed (n%) 21 (3.6) 8 (10.7)
Land area cultivated (acres), Mean (SD) 2.3 (1.6) 2.5 (2.1)
  1. Socioeconomic status (SES) variables available for N = 584 HbAA and N = 75 HbAS
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