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Table 2 Spatio-temporal clustering of voluntarily reported cases.

From: The spatial distribution of leprosy cases during 15 years of a leprosy control program in Bangladesh: An observational study

Cluster Start End Cases % females Age at registration (yrs) % MB
1 Jan '91 Dec '92 57 38.6% (32.4% – 44.7%) 28.4 (0 – 61.0) 70.2% (64.7% – 75.6%)
2 Jan '00 Dec '02 145 33.8% (30.2% – 37.4%) 31.2 (3.7 – 58.7) 22.8% (19.9% – 25.6%)
3 Jan '02 Dec '02 26 30.8% (22.6% – 39.0%) 37.4 (10.0 – 64.8) 26.9% (19.4% – 34.5%)
4 Jan '94 Dec '94 25 20.0% (13.7% – 26.3%) 31.9 (0 – 68.6) 40.0% (30.6% – 49.4%)
5 Jan '93 Dec '94 24 58.3% (48.6% – 68.1%) 26.8 (0 – 58.0) 20.8% (14.2% – 27.4%)
6 Jan '93 Dec '94 84 36.9% (31.9% – 41.9%) 34.1 (3.2 – 65.0) 38.1% (33.1% – 43.1%)
All clusters    361 35.7% (33.4% – 38.1%) 31.7 (1.7 – 61.6) 35.2% (32.8% – 37.5%)
Outside clusters    4809 36.0% (35.4% – 36.7%) 31.7 (0 – 65.0) 38.9% (38.2% – 39.5%)
All    5170 36.0% (35.4% – 36.6%) 31.7 (0.9 – 62.1) 38.6% (38.0% – 39.3%)
  1. Characteristics of the most likely spatio-temporal cluster and secondary clusters that do not geographically overlap and p > 0.05. MB, multibacillary cases.