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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with and without P. vivax malaria

From: TOLLIP gene variant is associated with Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Brazilian Amazon

Clinical and demographic characteristics P. vivax malaria patients Controls
n = 111 N = 97
Careiro
 Gender
  Male n (%) 63 (57) 61 (63)
  Female n (%) 48 (43) 36 (37)
 Age/years (mean ± SD) 35.9 ± 17.8 34.2 ± 16
 Previous history of malaria n (%) 72 (65)
 Episodes of malaria (mean) 05
 Plasmodium vivax (%) 81
 Plasmodium falciparum (%) 19
Clinical and demographic characteristics P. vivax malaria patients Controls
n = 208 n = 166
Brasileirinho + Ipiranga + Puraquequara
 Gender
  Male n (%) 131 (63) 84 (51)
  Female n (%) 77 (37) 82 (49)
 Age/years (mean ± SD) 39.5 ± 21.3 39.5 ± 21.3
 Previous history of malaria n (%) 174 (84)
 Episodes of malaria (mean) 10
 Plasmodium vivax (%) 89
 Plasmodium falciparum (%) 11