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Table 3 Characteristics of the positive malaria cases (N = 220) in Río Santiago during the ACD III

From: Plasmodium falciparum outbreak in native communities of Condorcanqui, Amazonas, Perú

  Plasmodium falciparum Plasmodium vivax Mixed infection Total
Asymptomatic Symptomatic Asymptomatic Symptomatic Asymptomatic Symptomatic   
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Age group
 Children under 5 5 13.5 1 11.1 18 19.4 11 14.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 35 15.9
 Children (5–11) 12 32.4 2 22.2 26 28.0 24 32.0 0 0.0 3 60.0 67 30.5
 Teenagers (12–17) 3 8.1 2 22.2 21 22.6 16 21.3 0 0.0 1 20.0 43 19.5
 Youngsters (18–29) 2 5.4 1 11.1 13 14.0 15 20.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 32 14.5
 Adults (30–59) 14 37.8 3 33.3 14 15.1 7 9.3 0 0.0 1 20.0 39 17.7
 Seniors (> 60) 1 2.7 0 0.0 1 1.1 2 2.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.8
Gender
 Female 22 59.5 9 100.0 53 57.0 41 54.7 0 0.0 3 60.0 128 58.2
 Male 15 40.5 0 0.0 40 43.0 34 45.3 1 100.0 2 40.0 92 41.8
Parasitaemia   
 High 16 43.2 4 44.4 51 54.8 63 84.0 1 100.0 5 100.0 140 63.6
 Low 21 56.8 5 55.6 42 45.2 12 16.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 80 36.4
Total 37 80.4 9 19.6 93 55.4 75 44.6 1 16.7 5 83.3 220 100.0