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Table 2 Number and percentage of lymphedema cases recorded per health district and per gender according to the method of identification

From: Lymphedema in three previously Wuchereria bancrofti-endemic health districts in Mali after cessation of mass drug administration

Health districtsGenderNumber surveyedType of identificationTotal
PassiveActive
n (%)n (%)n (%)
KolondiebaMale20 (11.42%)7 (35.00%)13 (65.00%)20 (100%)
Female155(88.58%)45 (29.00%)110 (70.00%)155 (100%)
Sub-total 1* 175 (51.62%)52 (29.71%)123 (70.29%)175 (100%)
BougouniMale19 (16.38%)3 (15.79%)16 (84.21%)19 (100%)
Female97(83.62%)29 (29.90%)68 (70.10%)97 (100%)
Sub-total 2* 116 (34.22%)32 (27.59%)84 (72.41%)116 (100%)
KolokaniMale14 (29.17%)8 (57.14%)6 (42.86%)14 (100%)
Female34(70.83%)12 (35.29%)22 (64.71%)34 (100%)
Sub-total 3* 48 (14.16%)20 (41.66%)28 (58.34%)48 (100%)
Total 339 (100%)104 (30.68%)235 (69.32%)339 (100%)
  1. *Subtotal proportions were on the total cases of lymphedema identified
  2. *Per identification type difference of reported lymphedema cases in the three health district (Chi2 = 3.323, df = 2, p = 0.18)