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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the population enrolled in the influenza sentinel surveillance system, Central African Republic, 2010–2015

From: Sentinel surveillance of influenza-like illness in the Central African Republic, 2010–2015

  Bangui n (%) Boali n (%) Bossembele n (%) Pissa n (%) Sibut n (%) Total N (%)
Number of patients 2939 616 856 870 104 5385
Sex
 Male 1492 (50.8) 289 (46.9) 379 (44.3) 385 (44.2) 42 (40.4) 2587 (48.0)
 Female 1447 (49.2) 327 (53.1) 477 (55.7) 485 (55.8) 62 (59.6) 2798 (52.0)
Age
 Mean ± SD (years) 6.0 ± 10.1 17.3 ± 17.4 11.8 ± 15.5 10.5 ± 14.5 11.6 ± 16.6 9.0 ± 13.5
 0 to <6 months 685 (23.3) 42 (6.8) 97 (11.3) 121 (13.9) 10 (9.6) 955 (17.7)
 6 months to <1 year 396 (13.5) 59 (9.6) 100 (11.7) 99 (11.4) 13 (12.5) 667 (12.4)
 1 to <2 years 198 (6.7) 30 (4.9) 47 (5.5) 62 (7.1) 11 (10.6) 348 (6.5)
 2 to <5 years 761 (25.9) 97 (15.7) 232 (27.1) 216 (24.8) 28 (26.9) 1334 (24.8)
 5 to <15 years 522 (17.8) 107 (17.4) 128 (14.9) 143 (16.4) 13 (12.5) 913 (16.9)
 15 to <50 years 350 (11.9) 231 (37.5) 214 (25.0) 200 (23.0) 23 (22.1) 1018 (10.9)
 50 to <65 years 20 (0.7) 48 (7.8) 35 (4.1) 26 (3.0) 6 (5.8) 135 (2.5)
 ≥ 65 years 7 (0.2) 2 (0.3) 3 (0.4) 3 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 15 (0.3)