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Table 2 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents in Mudzi district, Zimbabwe 2019

From: Factors associated with malaria infection in Mudzi District, Mashonaland East Zimbabwe, 2019: a case-control study

Variable Category Cases n = 63 (%) Controls n = 63 (%) P Value
Sex Male 38 (60) 31 (49) 0.28
Female 25 (40) 32 (51)
Employment Status Casual labourer 17 (27) 13 (21) 0.46
Unemployed 46 (73) 50 (79)
Marital Status Single/Minor 13 (21) 12 (19) 0.22
Married 50 (79) 51 (81)
Highest level of Education None 11 (17) 8 (13) 0.54
Primary 37 (59) 35 (55)
Secondary 15 (24) 20 (32)
Religion Apostolic 43 (68) 36 (57) 0.41
Other 20 (32) 27 (43)
Age < 5 years 2 (3) 3 (5) 0.61
5–40 years 52 (83) 48 (76)
> 40 years 9 (14) 12 (19)