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Table 1 Characteristics of the cohort of 92 individuals living in an area of the Atlantic Forest with residual malaria who were assessed at 3-month intervals between March 2010 and December 2011

From: Assessment of asymptomatic Plasmodium spp. infection by detection of parasite DNA in residents of an extra-Amazonian region of Brazil

Characteristic Median (IQR) Frequency Percentage
Age (years) 32 (14.2–54.7)
Gender
 Male 49 53.3
 Female 43 46.7
Place of birth
 Same municipality 47 51.1
 Other state 20 21.7
 Other municipality without malaria 16 17.4
 Other municipality with malaria 8 8.7
 Other country 1 1.1
Occupations classified in terms of their relationship with rural areas
 Agricultural 51 55.4
 Non-agricultural and unrelated 28 30.4
 Non-agricultural but related 13 14.1
Incursion into the forest in the previous 2 months
 Yes 43 46.7
 No 49 53.3
  1. IQR Interquartile range