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Table 1 Characteristics of Burkitt lymphoma cases from Northern Uganda during 1997-2009

From: A case-control study of Burkitt lymphoma in East Africa: are local health facilities an appropriate source of representative controls?

  North-central region North-west region Total
Characteristic n % n % N %
Area of residence       
   Outside study area 59 9 30 8 89 8
   Within study area 637 91 362 92 999 92
Sex       
   Male 433 62 250 60 683 62
   Female 263 38 164 40 427 38
Age group, years       
   0 - 2 8 1 18 5 26 2
   3 - 5 255 37 117 29 372 34
   6 - 8 261 37 147 37 408 37
   9 - 11 111 16 61 15 172 16
   12 - 14 61 9 54 14 115 11
Tumour anatomic site       
   Abdomen (± face) 365 52 198 48 563 51
   Face only 238 34 167 40 405 36
   Central nervous system 55 8 7 2 62 6
   Others 18 3 24 6 42 4
   Not recorded 20 3 18 4 38 3