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Table 2 Attack rates of cases of fever of at least one week duration by age and sex, ward 1 of South Dumdum municipality, "North 24 Parganas" district, West Bengal, India, February–May 2007

From: A typhoid fever outbreak in a slum of South Dumdum municipality, West Bengal, India, 2007: Evidence for foodborne and waterborne transmission

Demographic characteristics Number of cases Population 1 Attack rate per 10,000
Age 0–4 9 1,322 68
  5–14 50 3,305 151
  15–24 23 2,553 90
  25–34 16 2,309 69
  35–44 3 1,843 16
  45+ 2 2,588 08
Sex Male 45 7,199 63
  Female 58 6,721 86
Total   103 13,920 74
  1. 12007 projection of the 2001 census