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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Population-level estimates of the proportion of Plasmodium vivax blood-stage infections attributable to relapses among febrile patients attending Adama Malaria Diagnostic Centre, East Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

Variables Number examined Number positive (%)
Age groups (in years)
 0–5 215 86 (40.0)
 6–15 418 207 (49.5)
 16–25 941 340 (36.1)
 26–35 724 246 (34.0)
 36–45 455 156 (34.3)
 46–55 217 60 (27.6)
 56–65 121 34 (28.1)
 66–75 56 11 (19.6)
 >75 14 1 (7.1)
Residence
 Urban 1919 565 (29.4)
 Rural 1242 576 (46.4)
Sex
 Male 2134 822 (38.5)
 Female 1027 329 (32.0)