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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients at their first presentation with malaria to RSMM hospital, stratified by Plasmodium species (n = 68,361)

From: The risk of morbidity and mortality following recurrent malaria in Papua, Indonesia: a retrospective cohort study

 Species
P. falciparumP. vivaxMixP. malariaeP. ovale
(n = 37,168)(n = 22,209)(n = 7234)(n = 1712)(n = 38)
Age, n (%)
 Median year (IQR*)20 (6.4–28.8)9 (2.3–23.1)16 (3.4–25.5)21.5 (10.4–30)21.2 (17–26.5)
 ≤ 1 year1636 (4.4)3013 (13.6)582 (8.0)62 (3.6)2 (5.3)
 1–5 years4548 (12.2)4486 (20.2)1245 (17.2)141 (8.2)1 (2.6)
 5–15 years5841 (15.7)3189 (14.4)1151 (15.9)268 (15.7)4 (10.5)
 > 15 years25,143 (67.6)11,521 (51.9)4256 (58.8)1241 (72.5)31 (81.6)
Sex, n (%)
 Female17,387 (46.8)10,776 (48.5)3291 (45.5)754 (44.0)24 (63.2)
 Male19,781 (53.2)11,433 (51.5)3943 (54.5)958 (56.0)14 (36.8)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Non-Papuan5364 (14.5)4193 (18.9)689 (9.5)110 (6.4)4 (10.5)
 Highland26,754 (72.1)15,816 (71.3)5795 (80.2)1338 (78.2)33 (86.8)
 Lowland4987 (13.4)2166 (9.8)744 (10.3)264 (15.4)1 (2.6)
  1. *IQR: interquartile range (25th–75th percentiles)
  2. †Data missing for 103 patients