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Table 2 Grade of lymphedema among lymphatic filariasis patients

From: Influence of seasonal variation on reported filarial attacks among people living with lymphedema in Ghana

Grade Left leg n (%) Right leg n (%) Chi square test (p value)
No obvious signs 38 (26.8) 38 (27) 0.001
1 3 (2.1) 1 (0.7)  
2 39 (27.5) 37 (26.2)  
3 30 (21.1) 31 (22)  
4 12 (8.5) 18 (12.8)  
5 6 (4.2) 8 (5.7)  
6 12 (8.5) 7 (5)  
7 2 (1.4) 1 (0.7)  
  1. The table shows the grade of lymphedema on lymphatic filariasis patients’ left and right feet. Majority of LF patients are stage 3 on both left and right legs, respectively (27.5 and 26.2%). Chi-square test of independence indicates that there was an association between grade of lymphedema on left and right legs (p < 0.001)