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Table 2 Survey differences child iron supplementation and childhood malaria prevalence

From: Comparing hemoglobin distributions between population-based surveys matched by country and time

CountryTypeSeason of survey (Start month-end month)Ages (months)Child iron supplementationaChildhood malaria prevalence
BangladeshDHSJuly-Dec6–592%NA
BRINDAOct-Dec6–592%NA
LiberiaDHSNov-Dec6–35NA22% b,38% c
BRINDAApr-June6–35NA30% c
CameroonDHSJan-Aug12–59NA32% c
BRINDAOct-Dec12–591%26% b
MalawiDHSOct-Feb6–5912%NA
BRINDADec-Feb6–593%28%c
  1. a. % of children given iron supplements in last 7 days (last month in Malawi BRINDA)
  2. b. blood smears
  3. c. rapid diagnostic testing
  4. NA not available.