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Table 1 Characteristics of travellers to Southeast Asia (n = 876)

From: Response to fever and utilization of standby emergency treatment (SBET) for malaria in travellers to Southeast Asia: a questionnaire-based cohort study

Travellers’ characteristics   IQR
Age (median) 32 18 (27–45)
Travellers’ characteristics n %
Sex
 Male 414 47.3
 Female 462 52.7
Education
 Tertiary degree 515 58.8
 Upper secondary degree 212 24.2
 Lower secondary degree 133 15.2
 Primary 16 1.8
Pre-existing illness
 Any 128 14.6
  Thyroid disease 22 2.5
  Chronic respiratory diseases 18 2.1
  Allergies 13 1.5
  Hypertension 11 1.3
  Neurologic disorders 11 1.3
  Cardiac diseases 8 0.9
  Diabetes mellitus 5 0.6
  Other 61 6.9
Medication
 Any 260 26.3
  Other 95 10.8
  Contraceptive 75 8.6
  Thyroid medication 43 4.9
  Antihypertensives 25 2.8
  Antiplatelet drugs 12 1.4
  Drugs for respiratory diseases 10 1.1
  1. IQR interquartile range