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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Asymptomatic and sub-microscopic malaria infection in Kayah State, eastern Myanmar

Characteristics Number Percent
Sex
 Male 264 54.4
 Female 221 45.6
Age (years)
 <5 5 1
 5–10 37 7.6
 11–20 32 6.6
 21–30 138 28.5
 31–40 153 31.5
 >40 120 24.7
 Median (range) 32 years (6 months–65 years)
Education
 No education 65 13.5
 Primary to middle school 264 54.4
 High school and above 156 32.1
Occupation
 Forest-related occupation 239 49.3
 Students 54 11.1
 Housemaker/dependent 192 39.6
Family size
 Less than 3 people 108 22.3
 3–5 people 334 68.9
 More than 5 people 43 8.9
Use of bed nets
 Yes 481 99.2
 No 4 0.8
Type of bed nets (n = 481)
 Ordinary bed nets 394 81.9
 Insecticide-treated bed nets 87 18.1