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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Malaria prevalence in Mangaluru city area in the southwestern coastal region of India

  Immigrants Native Total
n % n % n %
Gender
 Female 89 19.8 184 40.8 273 30.3
 Male 360 80.2 267 59.2 627 69.7
 Total 449 100 451 100 900 100
Age
 2–15 10 2.2 51 11.3 61 6.8
 16–30 150 33.4 174 38.6 324 36.0
 31–45 204 45.4 126 27.9 330 36.7
 46–60 74 16.5 76 16.9 150 16.7
 61–75 11 2.4 24 5.3 35 3.9
 Total 449 100 451 100 900 100
Education
 Uneducated 191 42.5 146 32.4 337 37.4
 Primary 181 40.3 162 35.9 343 38.1
 Secondary 75 16.7 130 28.8 205 22.8
 College education 2 0.4 13 2.9 15 1.7
 Total 449 100 451 100 900 100
Occupation
 Construction worker 337 75.1 102 22.6 439 48.8
 Hotel worker 17 3.8 25 5.5 42 4.7
 Porter 36 8.0 40 8.9 76 8.4
 Student 8 1.8 54 12.0 62 6.9
 Others 51 11.4 230 51 281 31.2
 Total 449 100 451 100 900 100
Screening time period
 Feb–March 150 33.4 150 33.3 300 33.3
 Aug–Sep 149 33.2 151 33.5 300 33.3
 Nov–Dec 150 33.4 150 33.3 300 33.3
 Total 449 100 451 100 900 100
Previous history of malaria
 Yes 181 40.4 228 50.8 409 45.6
 No 267 59.6 221 49.2 488 54.4
 Unsure 1 0.2 2 0.4 3 0.3
 Total 449 100 451 100 900 100