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Table 3 Reason for consultation of the total 244 patients and univariate analysis by subgroups

From: Prevalence of submicroscopic malaria infection in immigrants living in Spain

Frequency, n (%) Total N = 244 Patients with submicroscopic malaria N = 14 Negative patients N =  230 P value*
Immigrant screening 39 (16.0) 6 (42.9) 33 (14.4) 0.013
HIV follow-up 34 (13.9) 3 (21.4) 31 (13.5) 0.422
Abdominal pain 27 (11.7) 0 27 (11.7) 0.376
Asthenia 18 (7.4) 3 (21.4) 15 (6.5) 0.073
Headache 18 (7.4) 2 (14.3) 16 (7.0) 0.276
General discomfort 11 (4.5) 1 (7.1) 10 (4.4) 0.485
Eosinophilia 7 (2.9) 1 (7.1) 6 (2.6) 0.342
Myalgia 6 (2.5) 2 (14.3) 4 (1.7) 0.040
Others 92 (37.7) 2 (14.3) 90 (39.1) 0.087
  1. *P values < 0.05 were considered statistically significant (in italics). Mann Whitney U-test and Fisher’s exact tests were performed for quantitative and categorical variables respectively