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Table 1 Age, sex and ethnicity distribution of NF patients reviewed

From: Risk factors, microbiological findings and outcomes of necrotizing fasciitis in New Zealand: a retrospective chart review

Age group (years) European (n=122) Maori (n=47) Pacific (n=60) Others (n=17) Total* (n=247)
  M F M F M F M F M F
0-14 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 5 4
15-29 3 3 5 3 5 3 0 2 13 11
30-49 17 11 11 5 13 5 2 2 43 23
50-69 25 15 10 7 14 11 7 2 56 35
70+ 24 21 2 1 5 1 1 1 32 24
Total* 71 51 29 18 39 21 10 7 150 97
(%) (58.2) (41.8) (61.7) (38.3) (65.0) (35.0) (58.8) (41.2) (60.7) (39.3)
  1. M – Male, F – Female. *Total includes one male case with ‘unknown’ ethnicity.