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Table 1 The characteristics of the patients who visited the Suan Oi malaria clinic in the study period

From: Imported Plasmodium falciparum and locally transmitted Plasmodium vivax: cross-border malaria transmission scenario in northwestern Thailand

Patient characteristics (n = 4425) Number (% or median range)
Age (years) 13 (0–89)
Temperature 37.0 (34.5–38.0)
Male 2080 (47%)
Fever (>37.5 °C) 1637 (37%)
Population group
 Foreigners <6 months (M2) 522 (12%)
 Foreigners >6 months or longer (M1) 1480 (33%)
 Thai nationality 2423 (65%)
Malaria infection
 P. vivax 359 (8%)
 P. falciparum 247 (6%)
 P. vivax with fever 126 (36%)
 P. falciparum with fever 63 (24%)