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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of malaria related hospitalizations, CMBD 2002–2015, Spain

From: Imported cases of malaria in Spain: observational study using nationally reported statistics and surveillance data, 2002–2015

Variable n (%)
Gender
 Male 6064 (63.8)
 Female 3442 (36.2)
Age-groups (years)
 < 15 1643 (17.3)
 15–24 991 (10.4)
 25–34 2739 (28.8)
 35–44 2329 (24.5)
 ≥ 45 1810 19)
Type of admission
 Urgent 8998 (94.6)
 Programmed 507 (5.3)
 Others/unknown 8 (0.1)
Type of discharge
 Home 9113 (95.8)
 Transfer 186 (2)
 Voluntary discharge 110 (1.2)
 Others/unknown 24 (0.3)
 Exitus 80 (0.8)
Hospitalization time
 < 1 week 7154 (75.2)
 ≥ 1 week 2359 (24.8)
  Mean Median (IQ range)
Age (years) 31.9 33 (23–41)
Hospitalization time (days) 5.9 4 (3–6)
Hospitalization cost (euro) 4149.3 3994.9 (3062–4296)