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Table 1 Demographics for DRC Site compared to AFRINEST study population

From: Simplified antibiotic regimens for treating neonates and young infants with severe infections in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a comparative efficacy trial

  DRC Site AFRINEST Study Population
N = 574 n = 3564
Maternal age (years)
 Mean (SD) 25.0 (6.4) 25.9 (5.8)
  < 20 years 122 (21%) 440 (12%)
  ≥ 20 years 385 (67%) 1969 (84%)
 Not known 67 (12%) 110 (3%)
Maternal education (years)
 No formal school attendance 271 (47%) 625 (18%)
  < 12 292 (51%) 2025 (57%)
  ≥ 12 11 (2%) 896 (25%)
 unknown 0 (0%) 10 (< 1%)
Cooking place and fuel (n)
 Indoor with solid fuel 315 (55%) 1534 (43%)
 Outdoor with solid fuel 259 (45%) 771 (22%)
 No solid fuel 0 1279 (36%)
Had at least 1 antenatal care visit (n)
 Yes 555 (97%) 3371 (95%)
 No 19 (3%) 184 (5%)
 Not known 0 9 (< 1%)
Number of previous live births
 1 145 (25%) 847 (24%)
 2–3 231 (40%) 1377 (39%)
  > 4 198 (35%) 1342 (38%)
 Not known 0 8 (< 1%)