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Table 2 Involvement of different age groups in disease outbreak

From: Investigation of a community outbreak of typhoid fever associated with drinking water

Age* Number of cases interviewed (n) Percentage (%) Number of cases selected for sample collection
≤ 6 months 11 4.4 3
up to 5 year 14 5.6 5
5-12 years 30 12 14
13-25 years 35 14 15
26-45 years 115 46 39
46-60 years 24 9.6 9
≥ 60 years 20 8 15
  1. * includes only those individuals who were interviewed (n = 250)