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Table 1 Study population, demographics, and number of newly detected leprosy cases in four sample populations.

From: The spatial distribution of leprosy in four villages in Bangladesh: An observational study

    Population sample  
    A rural B rural C urban D rural Total
Population Population size at intake 1008 1000 1107 1008 4123
  Mean age Male 20.1 22.2 17.5 21.6 20.4
   Female 22.2 21.9 22.5 24.5 22.8
   Both 21.4 22.1 20.5 23.3 21.8
  Proportion age < 15 0.57 0.55 0.56 0.49 0.54
  Sex ratio 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.8
Village\Ward Compounds 219 167 253 253 892
  Inhabitants per compound 4.6 6.0 4.4 4.0 4.6
  Houses per compound 2.0 2.0 1.5 2.0 1.9
  Inhabitants per house 2.3 3.0 2.9 2.0 2.5
  Area (in km2) 1.04 1.39 0.31 1.82 4.56
Leprosy RFT before intake* 3 3 8 0 14
  Case at intake 6 0 1 0 7
  Case at 1st follow up 3 0 2 1 6
  Case at 2nd follow up 1 0 5 0 6
  1. *Released from leprosy treatment before the first survey.