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Table 1 General characteristics of study participants

From: Malaria among foreign migrant workers in Savannakhet Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Characteristics Number (n = 391) Percentage
Gender
 Male 296 75.7
 Female 95 24.3
Age (years)
 Median (interquartile range) 31 (25 to 41)  
Nationality
 Vietnamese 362 92.6
 Chinese 23 5.9
 Thai 6 1.5
Occupation
 Sawmill factory worker 96 24.6
 Trader/shopkeeper 84 21.5
 Industrial factory worker 72 18.4
 Plantation worker/farmer 64 16.4
 Repairer 20 5.1
 Furniture factory worker 18 4.6
 Construction worker 11 2.8
 Wood cutter 8 2.0
 Other 18 4.6
Study site
 Thapangthong district 77 19.7
 Xepon district 104 26.6
 Nong district 108 27.6
 Phin district 102 26.1