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Table 1 Population profile of the study participants (n = 1309)

From: Micronutrient levels and their effects on the prognosis of visceral leishmaniasis treatment, a prospective cohort study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sex Male 816 62.3
Female 493 37.7
Resident Rural 838 64
Urban 471 36
Dietary diversification score ≥6 253 19.3
3–5 332 25.4
0–2 724 55.3
Problematic alcohol use Present 150 11.5
Absent 1159 88.5
Family size > 4 669 51.1
≤4 640 48.9
Other chronic illness Present 150 11.5
Absent 1159 88.5
Smoking Yes 187 14.3
No 1122 85.7
Malaria co-infection Present 831 63.5
Absent 478 36.5
HIV Positive 420 32.1
Negative 889 67.9
Hookworm Infected 530 40.5
Not infected 779 59.5
Body mass index < 18.5 1100 84
≥18.5 209 16