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Table 2 Characteristics of the travel population assisted at the Instituto Emílio Ribas travel clinics, São Paulo, Brazil, between January 2006 and December 2010

From: Pre-travel malaria chemoprophylaxis counselling in a public travel medicine clinic in São Paulo, Brazil

Variable (completeness) N %
Travel reason (99.0%)
Study or work 1480 52.7
Tourism 1013 36.1
Multiple or others 316 11.2
Travel destination (98.8%)
Africa 694 24.7
Asia 417 14.9
Brazil 422 15.1
Others 1270 45.3
Accommodation type (86.2%)
Hotel or hostel 854 34.9
Others 1590 65.1
Length of stay (in days) (93.3%)
≤30 1217 46.0
31–180 805 30.4
>180 624 23.6