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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the first series of participants enrolled in the first part of the study: Rondonia, Brazil

From: DDX39B (BAT1), TNF and IL6 gene polymorphisms and association with clinical outcomes of patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria

  Uninfected (n = 77) Asymptomatic vivax malaria (n = 104) Mild vivax malaria (n = 76) P value
Male - no. (%) 36 (46.75) 47 (45.19) 36 (47.37) 0.9548**
Median (IQR*) age (yr) 35.00 (25.50-45.00) 42.00 (32.00-49.00) 36.00 (27.25-50.00) 0.0264***
Median (IQR*) of previous malaria episodes 12.00 (6.00-17.00) 15.00 (12.00-18.75) 6.00 (1.00-12.75) <0.0001***
Time residing in the area (yr)     
≤2 17 (22.08) 24 (23.08) 24 (31.58) 0.0011**
3 to 10 19 (24.67) 6 (5.77) 16 (21.05)
>10 41 (53.25) 74 (71.15) 36 (47.37)
  1. * IQR, interquantile range; **Categorized variables were compared using Chi-square test; ***Ordinal variables were compared using the Kruskal-Wallis test with the Dunn multiple comparison test