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Table 1 Sample characteristics of the study cohort

From: Social and environmental conditions related to Mycobacterium leprae infection in children and adolescents from three leprosy endemic regions of Colombia

Index case of leprosy Sample size N (%) HHC Sex, M/F N (%) Average age (range), years
I 2 (2%) 2 (100%M) 9 (4–14)
TT 1 (1%) 1 (100%F) 11
D 10 (12%) 6/4 (60–40%) 12.4 (5–17)
LL 57 (70%) 23/34 (40–60%) 10.1 (1–18)
NL 12 (15%) 8/4 (67–34%) 13.1(7–18)
Total 82 36/46 (44 /56%) 10.7 (1–18)
  1. M male, F female, HHC household contact, I indeterminate leprosy, TT tuberculoid leprosy, D dimorphic leprosy, LL lepromatous leprosy, NL neural leprosy, N number