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Table 2 Distribution of positive results for pathogens in differential diagnosis of yellow fever according to sociodemographic characteristics in the CAR (2008–2010)

From: Identification of pathogens for differential diagnosis of fever with jaundice in the Central African Republic: a retrospective assessment, 2008–2010

Characteristic Any positive result Negative result P
No. % No. %
Age (years) < 15 35 52.2 32 47.8 0.567
  16–24 24 52.2 22 47.8  
  25–34 21 50.0 21 50.0  
  ≥ 35 17 39.5 26 60.5  
Sex Male 43 43.4 56 56.6 0.118
  Female 54 54.5 45 45.5  
Province of residence Bangui 41 51.9 38 48.1 0.446
  Bambari 1 50.0 1 50.0  
  Basse Kotto 6 40.0 9 60.0  
  Haute Kotto 3 60.0 2 40.0  
  Kembe 2 33.3 4 66.7  
  Lobaye 0 0.0 7 100.0  
  Mbomou 3 75.0 1 25.0  
  Nana Mambere 1 25.0 3 75.0  
  Ombela-M’poko 27 51.9 25 48.1  
  Ouaka 1 100.0 0 0.0  
  Ouham 5 55.7 4 44.3  
  Ouham Pende 5 50.0 5 50.0  
  Sangha Mbaere 0 0.0 1 100.0  
  Vakaga 2 66.7 1 33.3