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Table 1 Participating study sites and study groups

From: Longitudinal immune profiles in type 1 leprosy reactions in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia and Nepal

Site Categorya Mean BIb Sex ratio Age range Totalc
    (M/F) (yr)  
Bangladesh EC nad 0.9 20–40 20
BL/LL 2.20 5 18–61 31
RR 1.68 2.5 21–63 20
Brazil EC nad 1.3 24–76 23
BL/LL 1.51 1 22–26 25
RR 1.95 3.3 25–68 20
Ethiopia EC nad 1.8 18–45 11
BL/LL 1.25 1.7 18–52 25
RR 0.46 2.8 18–60 15
Nepal EC nad 3.6 19–28 20
BL/LL 2.96 2 35–58 13
RR 1.45 2.5 27–50 20
  1. aEC endemic control, BL/LL borderline leprosy/ lepromatous leprosy, TT/BT tuberculoid leprosy/ borderline tuberculoid leprosy, RR reversal reaction (type 1 reaction)
  2. bBI bacterial index (mean)
  3. cTotal number of recruited individuals is indicated; samples for multiple time points were not always included. For multiplex cytokine analysis or UPLC-ESI-TOF MS a selected sample size was used for analysis
  4. dnot applicable