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Table 1 Distribution of Typhoid patients according to regions and sex

From: Evaluation of sensitivity and specificity of ELISA against Widal test for typhoid diagnosis in endemic population of Kathmandu

Geographical Regions Patients
Male Female Total
Terai Region (<2297 ft) 621 (65.92 %) 321 (34.07 %) 942 (68.71 %)*
Hill Region (2000–10000 ft) 340 (82.92 %) 70 (17.07 %) 410 (29.91 %)
Mountain Region (>10000 ft) 10 (52.63 %) 9 (47.36 %) 19 (1.39 %)
  1. *p value, <0.05 while comparing the patients from Hill region