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Volume 23, Number 5—May 2017

Insecticide-Treated Nets and Protection against Insecticide-Resistant Malaria Vectors in Western Kenya

Eric Ochomo1Comments to Author , Mercy Chahilu1, Jackie Cook, Teresa Kinyari, Nabie M. Bayoh, Philippa West, Luna Kamau, Aggrey Osangale, Maurice Ombok, Kiambo Njagi, Evan Mathenge, Lawrence Muthami, Krishanthi Subramaniam, Tessa Knox, Abraham Mnavaza, Martin James Donnelly, Immo Kleinschmidt, and Charles Mbogo
Author affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kisumu, Kenya (E. Ochomo, M. Chahilu, A. Osangale, M. Ombok); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (J. Cook, P. West, I. Kleinschmidt); University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya (T. Kinyari); US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–Kenya, Nairobi (N.M. Bayoh); KEMRI, Nairobi (L. Kamau, E. Mathenge, L. Muthami); Ministry of Health, Nairobi (K. Njagi); Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK (K. Subramaniam, M.J. Donnelly); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (T. Knox, A. Mnavaza); University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (I. Kleinschmidt); KEMRI, Kilifi, Kenya (C. Mbogo); KEMRI–Wellcome Trust, Nairobi (C. Mbogo)

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Table 1

Characteristics of cohorts used to detect active malaria parasite infections, Kenya, 2013 and 2014

Characteristic Cohort 1, n = 989 Cohort 2, n = 969
Female sex, % (no.) 49 (481) 49 (478)
Median age, y (range, mo–y) 2.5 (4–5) 2.2 (1–6)
Average follow-up per child, d 80 95
No. infections 279 483

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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