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Table 1 Summary of demographic and clinical features of leprosy patients in Denmark recorded from 1980 to 2010

From: Leprosy in Denmark 1980–2010: a review of 15 cases

Variable Leprosy patients (N = 15), n (%)
Age (years)
 Range 5–74
 Median 23
Gender
 Male 9 (60)
 Female 6 (40)
Country of origin
 Philippines 3 (20)
 Cambodia 3 (20)
 India 3 (20)
 Pakistan 1 (7)
 Cameroon 1 (7)
 Tanzania 1 (7)
 Thailand 1 (7)
 Sri Lanka 2 (13)
Duration of stay in Denmark (years)
 Range 0–20
 Median 0
  0–5 11 (73)
  ≤6–10 0
  ≤11–15 0
  ≤16–20 1 (7)
  Unknown 3 (20)
Duration of clinical presentation (weeks)
 Range 3–384
 Median 36
Classification
 Tuberculoid leprosy (TT) 5 (33)
 Borderline tuberculoid leprosy (BT)/Borderline leprosy (BB)/Borderline lepromatous leprosy (BL) 8 (53)
 Lepromatous leprosy (LL) 1 (7)
 Indeterminate leprosy 1 (7)
Reactions
 Type 1 4 (27)
 Type 2 2 (13)
Histopathological findings
 Skin smears positive for bacilli (7 patients had skin smears performed) 3 (43)
 Granulomas in biopsies 9 (60)