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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of imported Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale, 2011–2014

From: The increasing importance of Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium malariae in a malaria elimination setting: an observational study of imported cases in Jiangsu Province, China, 2011–2014

Variables P. ovale sp. (n = 115) P. malariae (n = 30)
N (%) N (%)
Gender
 Male 112 (97.4) 27 (90)
 Female 3 (2.6) 3 (10)
Age groups
 ≤20 0 (0) 0 (0)
 21−30 16 (13.9) 6 (20)
 31−40 25 (21.7) 6 (20)
 41−50 67 (58.3) 17 (56.7)
 ≥51 7 (6.1) 1 (3.3)
Occupation
 Migrant workers 113 (98.3) 28 (93.4)
 Students 1 (0.9) 1 (3.3)
 Foreigners 1 (0.9) 1 (3.3)