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Table 1 Demographics of the study population [n (%)]

From: Risk factors for asymptomatic malaria infections from seasonal cross-sectional surveys along the China–Myanmar border

Characteristics Early season Peak season Late season Total
Number of participants (% male) 516 (26.0) 578 (36.2) 586 (26.6) 1680 (29.7)
Age groups (years)
 ≤ 15 76 (14.7) 165 (28.6) 165 (28.2) 406 (24.2)
 > 15 440 (85.3) 413 (71.4) 421 (71.8) 1274 (75.8)
Occupation
 Students 96 (18.6) 187 (32.4) 192 (32.8) 475 (28.3)
 Office and in-house workers 309 (59.9) 285 (49.3) 323 (55.1) 917 (54.6)
 Soldiers 19 (3.7) 25 (4.3) 17 (2.9) 61 (3.6)
 Farmers 92 (17.8) 81 (14.0) 54 (9.2) 227 (13.5)
Malaria history (in the last year) 39 (7.6) 8 (1.4) 13 (2.2) 60 (3.6)
Use of bed net 266 (51.6) 260 (45.0) 237 (40.4) 763 (45.1)