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Table 1 Main features of urban and peri-urban malaria cases reported in Colombia by Plasmodium species from 2008 to 2012

From: Is there malaria transmission in urban settings in Colombia?

Variable P. falciparum (n = 9431) P. vivax (n = 8356) P
n % n %
Age group
 0–9 1450 15.3 1513 18.1 0.04
 10–19 2644 27.9 1993 23.9 <0.01
 20–29 2204 23.3 2080 24.9 0.22
 30–39 1301 13.8 1167 14.0 0.89
 40–49 954 10.1 859 10.3 0.89
 50–59 524 5.5 461 5.5 1.00
 60–69 236 2.5 192 2.3 0.89
 70–79 110 1.2 78 0.9 0.84
 80 years+ 38 0.4 13 0.2 0.92
Sex
 Female 4193 44.3 3245 38.8 <0.001
 Male 5268 55.7 5111 61.2 <0.001
Ethnic group
 Indigenous 229 2.4 609 7.3 <0.01
 Afro, mulato 8632 91.2 5985 71.6 <0.001
 Other 599 6.3 1761 21.1 <0.001
Insurance
 Affiliated 6926 73.2 6300 75.4 <0.01
 Not affiliated 2532 26.8 2054 24.6 0.09