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Table 2 Demographic, clinical, and parasitological characteristics of 150 study participants

From: The prevalence, incidence and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infections in forest rangers in Bu Gia Map National Park, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam: a pilot study

  ACT %, 95% CI Placebo %, 95% CI Total P value
n 75 50% 75 50% 150  
Baseline
 Male 75 100% 75 100% 150 1
 Age (years; mean; 95% CI) 30.6 28.4–32.9 33.1 30.6–35.7 32.9 0.9
 Weight (kg, mean; 95% CI) 58.3 56.5–60.2 58.4 56.5–60.4 58.4 0.9
 Temperature (celsius; mean; 95% CI) 36.2 36.1–36.3 36.2 36.1–36.3 36.2 0.9
 Fever (temp > 37.4) 0 0% 1 1% 1 0.3
 Employment: farmer 73 97% 75 100% 148 0.4
 uPCR positive 18 24% 12 16% 30 0.2
  Pf 8 11% 4 5% 12 0.4
  Pv 7 9% 2 3% 9 0.2
  Pf/Pv mix 1 1% 1 1% 2 1
  P spp. 2 3% 5 7% 7 0.4
 RDT positive 2 3% 1 1% 3 0.6
 Microscopy positive 3 4% 1 1% 4 0.3
 Hb (mg/dl; mean; 95% CI) 14.6 14.2–14.9 14.7 14.3–15.0 14.6 0.7
Pre-forest entry
 Fever (temp > 37.4) 0 0% 0 0% 0 1
 uPCR pos 1 1% 4 5% 5 0.4
  Pf 1 1% 2 3% 3 1
  Pv 0 0% 0 0% 0 na
  Pspp 0 0% 2 3% 2 0.5
 RDT positive 0 0% 0 0% 0 na
 Microscopy positive 0 0% 0 0% 0 na