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Table 1 Patterns of migration and structure, and access to health care for malaria by type of migrant aggregate

From: Spatial distribution, work patterns, and perception towards malaria interventions among temporary mobile/migrant workers in artemisinin resistance containment zone

Characteristic Large aggregate Small aggregate Cut-off settlement Total
(n =102) (n = 78) (n = 12) (n = 192)
Pattern of migration
 Temporary place 12 (11.8) 6(7.7) 8 (66.7) 26 (13.5)
 Permanent place 90 (88.2) 72 (92.3) 4 (33.3) 166 (86.5)
Estimated migrant households
 Sum of households 4,251 3,417 350 8,018
 Median number of households 21.5 19.0 18.0 20.0
 Range of households 4 - 500 4 - 710 9 - 100 4 -710
Estimated population of migrants 22,983 3,297 1,894 28,174
Ratio of migrants to permanent population 0.87 0.74 0.16 0.66
Population structure of migrants (n = 22,983) (n = 3,297) (n = 1,894) (n = 28,174)
 <5 years old children 2,805 (12.2) 494 (15.0) 22 (1.2) 3,321 (11.8)
 5-14 years old children 1975 (8.6) 391(11.9) 306 (16.2) 2672 (9.5)
 ≥ 15 years old male 11,868 (57.6) 1,523 (46.2) 1,275 (67.3) 14,666 (52.1)
 ≥ 15 years old female 6,335 (27.6) 889 (27.0) 291 (15.4) 7,515 (26.7)
Major economic activity (n = 102) (n = 78) (n = 12) (n = 192)
 Palm oil plantations 62 (60.8) 45 (57.7) 0 (0.0) 107 (57.7)
 Rubber plantations 18 (17.6) 19 (24.4) 0 (0.0) 37 (19.3)
 Fishing 16 (15.7) 2 (2.6) 12 (100) 30 (15.6)
 Cross-border, forest and mines 6 (5.9) 12 (15.4) 0 (0.0) 18 (9.4)
Night time forest dwellers (n = 1,536) (n = 657) (n = 0) (n = 2,193)
 Palm oil plantations 535 (34.8) 217 (33.0) 0 (0.0) 752 (34.3)
 Rubber plantations 801 (52.1) 310 (47.2) 0 (0.0) 1111 (50.7)
 Cross-border, forest and mines 200 (13.1) 130 (19.8) 0 (0.0) 330 (15.0)
  1. Percentages shown in parentheses.