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Volume 18, Number 5—May 2012

Research

A Spatial Analysis of Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Determinants of Malaria Incidence in Adults, Ontario, Canada

Rose EckhardtComments to Author , Lea Berrang-FordComments to Author , Nancy A. Ross, Dylan R. Pillai1, and David L. Buckeridge
Author affiliations: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (R. Eckhardt, L. Berrang-Ford, N.A. Ross, D.L. Buckeridge); University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (D.R. Pillai); Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (D.R. Pillai); Agence de la Santé et des Services Sociaux de Montréal, Montreal (D.L. Buckeridge)

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Table 1

Summary characteristics of imported malaria case-patients and controls, Ontario, Canada, 2008–2009

Characteristic Case-patients Controls Total
Ontario 94 (27) 260 (73) 354 (100)
Sex, no. (%)
M 65 (33) 131 (67) 196 (100)
F 23 (15) 129 (85) 152 (100)
Not available 6 (100) 0 6 (100)
Mean age, y 42.5 41.3 41.7
Species, no. (%)
Plasmodium falciparum 54
P. vivax 31
P. ovale 4
Plasmodium spp. (unidentified ) 3
Plasmodium spp. (mixed) 1
Babesia spp. 1
Greater Toronto area subset 84 (29) 209 (71) 293 (100)
Sex, no. (%)
M 58 (37) 98 (63) 156 (100)
F 20 (15) 111 (85) 131 (100)
Not available 6 (100) 0 6 (100)
Mean age, y 42.5 40.6 41.2
Species, no. (%)
P. falciparum 48
P. vivax 30
P. ovale 3
Plasmodium spp. (unidentified) 2
Plasmodium spp. (mixed) 1
Babesia spp. 0

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1Current affiliation: University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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