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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Routine parallel diagnosis of malaria using microscopy and the malaria rapid diagnostic test SD 05FK60: the experience of Médecins Sans Frontières in Myanmar

Male 1,327 (51.3)
Mean age in years (range) 10.9 (0.1-94)
Mean temperature in °C (range) 39.2 (35.0-42.0)
Temperature ≥37.5°C 2,162 (85.0)
Parasitaemia level - 1,337 (51.7)
Parasitaemia level + 161 (6.2)
Parasitaemia level ++ 132 (5.1)
Parasitaemia level +++ 340 (13.2)
Parasitaemia level ++++ 615 (23.8)
  1. The included population for the study was all non-pregnant patients presenting at the Sittwe and Thetkalpyin clinics, Rakhine State, Myanmar with fever or a history of fever prior 24 hours.
  2. Data are presented as numbers (%) unless otherwise indicated.