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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the 16 severe vivax malaria cases

From: A descriptive study of 16 severe Plasmodium vivax cases from three municipalities of Colombia between 2009 and 2013

Age (years) n (%)
2 to 9 2 (12.50)
15 to 19 4 (25.00)
20 to 29 6 (37.50)
30 to 39 1 (6.25)
40 to 49 2 (12.50)
≥ 50 1 (6.25)
Sex  
Male 9 (56.25)
Female 7 (43.75)
Geographic region  
Tumaco 11 (68.75)
Buenaventura 2 (12.5)
Cali 3 (18.75)
Year  
2009 2 (12.50)
2010 2 (12.50)
2011 2 (12.50)
2012 4 (25.00)
2013 6 (37.50)
Healthcare affiliation  
Subsidized 13 (81.25)
Vinculated 1 (6.25)
Contributive 2 (12.5)
Occupation  
Homemaker 4 (25.00)
Student 2 (12.50)
Driver 1 (6.25)
Street vendor 1 (6.25)
Manucurist 1 (6.25)
Not available 7 (43.75)