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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants with and without trachomatous disease

From: The conjunctival microbiome in health and trachomatous disease: a case control study

Variable   Clinical signs
Cases Controls Total
Age ≤10years 29 21 50
  >10years 86 84 170
Sex Female 75 72 147
  Male 40 33 73
Season Dry 63 63 126
  Wet 52 42 94
Region Banjul 1 1 2
  Western Division 57 56 113
  Lower River Division 35 27 62
  Central River Division 6 6 12
  Upper River Division 8 7 15
  North Bank Division 8 8 16
Ethnicity Wolof 15 13 28
  Mandinka 41 38 79
  Jola 36 35 71
  Fula 11 7 18
  Serere 1 0 1
  Manjago 3 2 5
  Balanta 1 0 1
  Bambara 0 1 1
  Other/Unknown 7 9 16