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Table 5 Frequency of organ-related complications

From: Clinical and epidemiological aspects of complicated malaria in Colombia, 2007–2013

Complication P. vivax P. falciparum Mixed infections Total p valuea
n % n % n % n %  
Hepatic 449 37.0 418 29.8 55 30.1 922 33.0 0.002
Renal 313 25.8 487 34.7 56 30.6 856 30.6 <0.001
Pulmonary 183 15.1 138 9.8 17 9.3 338 12.1 <0.001
Cerebral 133 11.0 214 15.3 24 13.1 371 13.3 0.002
  1. Total number of complications (according to SIVIGILA notification forms) taking into account that one patient can present more than one complication simultaneously
  2. Most frequent and significant data are highlighted in italics
  3. ap value using the Chi square test