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Table 2 Itinerary characteristics (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

Itinerary characteristics   IQR
Duration of travel (days) 21 7 (21–28)
Itinerary characteristics n %
Destination
 Thailand 312 35.6
 Vietnam 223 25.5
 Cambodia 182 20.8
 India 166 18.9
 Indonesia 150 17.1
 Malaysia 93 10.6
 Laos 87 9.9
 Sri Lanka 74 8.4
 Myanmar 53 6.1
 Philippines 48 5.5
Reason for travel
 Tourism 796 91.5
 Business 29 3.3
 Volunteering/education 30 3.4
 Visiting friends and relatives (VFR) 15 1.7
 Other 6 0.7
Type of travel
 Backpacking 340 38.8
 Individual travelling 306 34.9
 Organized round trip 120 13.7
 Package holiday 26 3.0
 Ship cruise 14 1.6
 No answer 70 8.0
Previous travel experience
 1–2 times 285 32.5
 3 to −5 times 169 19.3
 >5 times 134 15.3
 None 284 32.4
 No answer 4 0.5
  1. IQR interquartile range