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Table 1 Socio demographic and clinical data of VL suspected patients in Ayder Referral Hospital, Northern Ethiopia

From: The role of rk39 serologic test in the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in a Tertiary Hospital, Northern Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (%)
Sex
 Male 61 (98.4)
 Female 1 (1.6)
Age
 15–20 14 (22.6)
 21–25 15 (24.2)
 26–30 19 (30.6)
 31–35 8 (12.9)
 36–40 3 (3.8)
 41–50 3 (4.8)
Residence
 Urban 11 (17.7)
 Rural 51 (82.3)
Occupation
 Daily labourers 27 (43.5)
 Farmers 31 (50.0)
 Civil servants 4 (6.5)
Travel history 52 (83.9)
Fever 56 (90.3)
Loss of appetite 57 (91.9)
Weight loss 59 (95.2)
Splenomegaly 60 (96.8)
Lymphadenopathy 5 (8.1)