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Table 1 Basic demographic information of the total of subjects included in the prospective study

From: Declining malaria transmission in rural Amazon: changing epidemiology and challenges to achieve elimination

Variable Results (n and  %)
Sex
Male 664 (57.0 %)
Female 502 (43.0 %)
Age (years)
<5 152 (13.0 %)
5–15 309 (26.5 %)
15–35 321 (27.5 %)
35–50 185 (16.0 %)
>50 199 (17.0 %)
Ethnics
White 9 (0.8 %)
Admixeda 1151 (98.7 %)
Black 5 (0.4 %)
Asian 1 (0.1 %)
Education
Illiterate 259 (22.2 %)
Elementary school 792 (68 %)
Middle school 105 (9 %)
Higher school 10 (0.8 %)
Occupation
Farmer/fisher 457 (39.2 %)
Urban employee 26 (2.2 %)
Housewife 81 (6.9 %)
Student 375 (32.2 %)
Retired 40 (3.4 %)
Unemployed 10 (0.9 %)
Other 177 (15.2 %)
  1. aThe term admixed was used as the traduction for the Portuguese term “pardo”, used officially by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), referring to a wide range of skin colours and backgrounds. They are typically a mixture of White Brazilian, Afro-Brazilian and Native Brazilian