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Table 5 Demographic information of native and immigrant respondents

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

  Study participants
Immigrants Native Total
n % n % n %
Gender
 Male 217 79.8 112 63.3 329 73.3
 Female 55 20.2 65 36.7 120 26.7
Age
 2–15 6 2.2 20 11.3 26 5.80
 16–30 86 31.6 71 40.1 157 35
 31–45 122 44.9 50 28.2 172 38.3
 46–60 51 18.8 31 17.5 82 18.3
 61–75 7 2.6 5 2.8 12 2.7
Education
 No formal education 126 46.3 53 29.9 179 39.9
 Primary 100 36.8 67 37.9 167 37.2
 Secondary 44 16.2 50 28.2 94 20.9
 Degree 2 0.7 7 4.0 9 2.0
Occupation
 Construction worker 211 77.6 39 22.0 250 55.7
 Hotel worker 10 3.7 7 4.0 17 3.8
 Porter 22 8.1 18 10.2 40 8.9
 Student 2 0.7 22 12.4 24 5.3
 Others 27 9.9 91 51.4 118 26.3
Screening time period
 Feb–March 78 28.7 46 26.0 124 27.6
 Aug–Sep 106 39.0 73 41.2 179 39.9
 Nov–Dec 88 32.4 58 32.8 146 32.5
Previous history of malaria
 Yes 111 41.0 90 50.8 201 44.80
 No 160 59.0 87 49.2 247 55