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Table 1 Comparison of patient profiles from three regions of Myanmar

From: Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum populations in southeast and western Myanmar

  Shwekyin
(Southeast Myanmar)
Myawaddy
(Southeast Myanmar)
Kyauktaw
(Western Myanmar)
Total
Number of patients (males %) 151 (72.85) 56 (67.86) 60 (75) 267 (72.28)
Age (yrs), median (range) 23 (6–66) 24 (6–56) 20 (6–56) 22 (6–66)
 6–15 years, n (%) 32 (21.19) 19 (33.93) 27 (45) 78 (29.21)
 > 15 years, n (%) 119 (78.81) 37 (66.07) 33 (55) 189 (70.79)
Feverish patients on day 0 (%)
(axillary temperature ≥ 37.5 °C)
58.28 96.43 53.33 65.17
Temperature (°C), mean (range) 38.03 (36.10–41.40) 38.87 (36.80–40.00) 37.7 (36.40–40.20) 38.13 (36.10–41.40)
Asexual parasite density on day 0, geometric mean (range)
 6–15 years (n = 78) 18,430 (986–70,751) 21,686 (580–80,590) 16,126 (645–63,620) 18,425 (580– 80,590)
 > 15 years (n = 189) 15,397 (504– 93,310) 8887 (681– 83,894) 13,494 (674– 56,369) 13,790 (504– 93,310)
 Gametocytemic patients on day 0 (%) 21.19 10.71 15.00 17.23