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Table 1 General characteristics of the study participants

From: Differentiating between dengue fever and malaria using hematological parameters in endemic areas of Thailand

  Dengue
N = 347
Plasmodium sp. malaria
N = 336
P-value
(OR, 95%CI)
Demographic
Age, median (IQR) 19 (10–31) 19 (11–34) 0.299*
Male/female, n (%) 168 (48.4)/179 (51.6) 206 (61.3)/130 (38.7) 0.001**
(0.59, 0.44–0.80)
Thai/non-Thai, n (%) 257 (74.1)/90 (25.9) 175 (52.1)/161 (47.9) <0.0001**
(2.6, 1.91–3.62)
  1. *Comparison of the two groups was done using the Mann-Whitney U Test
  2. **Comparison of the two groups was done using the chi-square test