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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of subjects in the outbreak site and its six surrounding communities, Shan Special Region II, Myanmar

From: Investigation and control of a Plasmodium falciparum malaria outbreak in Shan Special Region II of Myanmar along the China-Myanmar Border from June to December 2014

Characteristics Number (%, 95 % CI)
Subjects in ARP (n = 92)
 Male 44 (47.8, 37.3–58.5)
 Age < 5 years 12 (13.0, 6.9–21.7)
 Age 5–14 years 20 (21.7, 13.8–31.6)
 Age ≥15 years 60 (65.2, 54.6–74.9)
 Overnight in other places, May 1-June 19, 2014 12 (13.0, 6.9–21.7)
 Seek treatment from the private healer 59 (64.1, 53.5–73.9)
Subjects with RDT positivity in ARP (n = 65)
 Male 30 (46.2, 33.7–59.0)
 Age < 5 years 12 (18.5, 9.9–30.0)
 Age 5–14 years 15 (23.1, 13.5–35.2)
 Age ≥15 years 38 (58.5, 45.6–70.6)
 Overnight in other places, May 1-June 19, 2014 8 (12.3, 5.5–22.8)
 Seek treatment from the private healer 49 (75.4, 63.1–85.2)
Subjects with parasites in ARP (n = 38)
 Male 20 (52.6, 35.8–69.0)
 Age < 5 years 8 (21.1, 9.6–37.3)
 Age 5–14 years 10 (26.3, 13.4–43.1)
 Age ≥15 years 20 (52.6, 35.8–69.0)
 Overnight in other places, May 1-June 19, 2014 5 (13.2, 4.4–28.1)
 Seek treatment from the private healer 20 (52.6, 35.8–69.0)
 Axillary temperature (°C), Mean ± SD (rang) 37.1 ± 0.8 (36.1–39.2)
 Parasite count (per uL), Geometric mean (rang) 24268 (860–99667)
Subjects in six surrounding communities (n = 328)
 Male 144 (43.9, 38.5–49.5)
 Age < 5 years 46 (14.0, 10.5–18.3)
 Age 5–14 years 95 (29.0, 24.1–34.2)
 Age ≥15 years 187 (57.0, 51.5–62.4)
 Overnight in other places, May 1-June 19, 2014 0 (0, 0–1.1)
 RDT positivity 4 (1.2, 0.3–3.1)
P. falciparum 2 (0.6, 0.1–2.0)