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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients that met severe malaria criteria (n=393)

From: Severe malaria in Battambang Referral Hospital, an area of multidrug resistance in Western-Cambodia: a retrospective analysis of cases from 2006–2009

  Slide positive Slide negative/Not done
  Total Survived Died Total Survived Died
  n n (%) n (%) n n (%) n (%)
Age category           
 0-4 30 28 (93) 2 (7) 23 18 (78) 5 (22)
 5-14 72 70 (97) 2 (3) 41 36 (88) 5 (12)
 15-30 89 70 (79) 19 (21) 27 24 (89) 3 (11)
 31-49 53 44 (83) 9 (17) 26 22 (85) 4 (15)
 >=50 21 17 (81) 4 (19) 11 9 (82) 2 (18)
Sex           
 Male 152 133 (88) 19 (13) 72 62 (86) 10 (14)
 Female 113 96 (85) 17 (15) 56 47 (84) 9 (16)
Occupation           
 Labour 40 30 (75) 10 (25) 7 6 (86) 1 (14)
 Government 3 2 (67) 1 (33) 2 2 (100) 0 (0)
 Housewife 11 8 (73) 3 (27) 6 4 (67) 2 (33)
 Farmer 66 52 (79) 14 (21) 35 30 (86) 5 (14)
 Business 2 2 (100) 0 (0) 1 1 (100) 0 (0)
 Monk 1 1 (100) 0 (0) 1 1 (100) 0 (0)
 School-aged child 74 69 (93) 5 (7) 33 29 (88) 4 (12)
 Unemployed 15 14 (93) 1 (7) 6 5 (83) 1 (17)
 Other 48 46 (96) 2 (4) 36 30 (83) 6 (17)
Referral by           
 Self 173 152 (88) 21 (12) 79 72 (91) 7 (9)
 Private sector 1 1 (100) 0 (0) 11 7 (64) 4 (36)
 Government Referral Hospital 9 6 (67) 3 (33) 37 29 (78) 8 (22)
 Government Health Centre 82 70 (85) 12 (15) 1 1 (100) 0 (0)
Arrived by           
 Private vehicle 181 157 (87) 24 (13) 76 69 (91) 7 (9)
 Government ambulance 78 67 (86) 11 (14) 46 35 (76) 11 (24)
Parasite species           
 Pf 217 185 (85) 32 (15)      
 Pv 33 29 (88) 4 (12)      
 Mixed Pf+Pv 15 15 (100) 0 (0)      
 Negative       110 94 (85) 16 (15)
 ND       18 15 (83) 3 (17)
Parasitaemia time 0           
 No or low (1+ to 3+) 145 122 (84) 23 (16) 110 94 (85) 16 (15)
 Hyperparasitaemia 113 101 (89) 12 (11) 0 0 (0) 0 (0)
 (4+ to 6+)