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Table 1 Distribution of malaria confirmed cases according to demographic factors of febrile patients in Jazan region (n = 1124)

From: Residual malaria in Jazan region, southwestern Saudi Arabia: the situation, challenges and climatic drivers of autochthonous malaria

Variables Falciparum malaria (n = 1060) Vivax malaria (n = 64) Overall malaria
Age groups (years)
 < 18 (children) 146 (13.8) 3 (4.7) 149 (13.3)
 18–30 458 (43.2) 22 (34.4) 480 (42.7)
 31–40 247 (23.3) 21 (32.8) 268 (23.8)
 41–50 145 (13.7) 16 (25.0) 161 (14.3)
 > 50 64 (6.0) 2 (3.1) 66 (5.9)
Gender
 Female 151 (14.2) 4 (6.3) 155 (13.8)
 Male 909 (85.8) 60 (93.8) 969 (86.2)
Residence
 Urban 101 (9.5) 14 (21.9) 115 (10.2)
 Rural 959 (90.5) 50 (78.1) 1009 (89.8)
Nationality
 Saudis 328 (30.9) 3 (4.7) 331 (29.4)
 Non-Saudis 732 (69.1) 61 (95.3) 793 (70.6)