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Table 1 Distribution of leprosy cases according to socio-demographic variables

From: Performance of serological tests PGL1 and NDO-LID in the diagnosis of leprosy in a reference Center in Brazil

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Gender   
Male 165 66.0%
Female 85 34.0%
Total 250 100.0%
Age group (years)   
10–20 44 17.6%
21–40 78 31.2%
41–60 84 33.6%
> 60 44 17.6%
Total 250 100.0%
Education   
Illiterate 11 6.1%
Elementary School 85 47.0%
High school 56 30.9%
Higher education 15 8.3%
Ignored 14 7.7%
Total 181 100.0%
Ethnicitya   
Caucasian 9 6.5%
African 8 5.7%
Asian 3 2.1
Mixed 119 85.0%
Indigenous 1 0.7%
Total 140 100.0%
  1. aself-reported Ethnicity