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Table 2 Distribution of study participants with cervicofacial NF according to co-existing systemic condition and sex

From: Cervicofacial necrotizing fasciitis among patients attending the Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Co-existing systemic condition Sex Total
Male Female
Anemia 5 (71%) 2 (29%) 7 (100%)
Diabetes Mellitus 3 (60%) 2 (40%) 5 (100%)
Malnutrition 5 (100%) 5 (100%)
HIV + ve 3 (75%) 1 (25%) 4 (100%)