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Table 1 Characteristics of 603 Dutch long-term travellers including the prevalence of previous chikungunya virus infection

From: No chikungunya virus infections among Dutch long-term travellers to (sub)tropical countries: a prospective study 2008–2011

  Previous CHIKV*
Characteristic Total, no. % No. %
No. participants 603 100 3 0.5
Sex
 Female 388 64 2 0.5
 Male 215 36 1 0.5
Median age, years (IQR†) 25 (23–30)    
Age, years
  < 24 203 34 1 0.5
 24–29 261 43 0 0
  ≥ 30 139 23 2 1.4
Total duration of(sub)tropical travel prior to study, in months
  < 1 263 44 1 0.4
 1–3 116 19 1 0.9
  > 3 224 37 1 0.5
  1. The participants attended and were recruited at a Dutch travel health clinic between December 2008-September 2011
  2. *CHIKV chikungunya virus, †IQR interquartile range