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Table 3 Demographic and clinical characteristics of surveyed population (n = 437)

From: Additional burden of asymptomatic and sub-patent malaria infections during low transmission season in forested tribal villages in Chhattisgarh, India

Variable Category n (%)
Demographic characteristics
 Total household covered 118
 Age 1–4 years 57 (13)
5–14 years 119 (27.3)
15 years and above 261 (59.7)
 Gender Female 250 (57.2)
 LLIN use Yes 211 (48.3)
 Moderate to severe anaemia (≤9.5 g/dl) Yes 44 (10.1)
 Reported previous night fever history Yes 91 (20.5)
Clinical characteristics
 Total malaria positives (state method) 103/437 (23.6)
 Total clinical malaria (with fever) 23/103 (22.3)
 Total asymptomatic cases (without fever) 80/103 (77.7)
 Total sub-patent malaria cases 45/103 (43.7)
 Asymptomatic, sub-patent malaria cases 37/45 (82.2)
 Symptomatic, sub-patent malaria cases(with fever) 08/45 (17.8)
 Asymptomatic, sub-patent malaria cases among all positives 37/103 (35.9)
 Symptomatic, sub-patent malaria cases (with fever) among all positives 08/103 (7.7)