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Table 2 Index of children’s characteristics

From: The effect of health education intervention on the home management of malaria among the caregivers of children aged under 5 years in Ogun State, Nigeria

Characteristic Experiment Controln = 200 Test statistic P value
  n = 200 [%] [%] value (X2)  
Sex
Male 96 (48.0) 98 (49.0) 0.04 0.84
Female 104 (52.0) 102 (51.0)   
Age group (months)
< 6 31 (15.5) 36 (18.0) 6.20 0.10
6-11 37 (18.5) 28 (14.0)   
12-23 57 (28.5) 76 (38.0)   
24-35 44 (22.0) 32 (16.0)   
36+ 31 (15.5) 28 (14.0)   
Person child shares bed with
Mother 145 (72.5) 144 (72.0) 0.49 0.78
Parents 49 (24.5) 52 (26.0)   
Other sibling 6 (3.0) 4 (2.0)