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Table 2 Victim profiles and bite conditions, both overall and by region

From: Snakebite victim profiles and treatment-seeking behaviors in two regions of Kenya: results from a health demographic surveillance system

  [ALL] Kwale Mbita p
N = 396 N = 315 N = 81
Respondent
      Self-reported 203 (51.3%) 154 (48.9%) 49 (60.5%) 0.082
      Proxy 193 (48.7%) 161 (51.1%) 32 (39.5%)
Gender
      Female 188 (47.5%) 153 (48.6%) 35 (43.2%) 0.461
      Male 208 (52.5%) 162 (51.4%) 46 (56.8%)
Age of respondent 33.2 (18.7) 33.9 (19.0) 30.5 (17.4) 0.136
Location of bite
      Foot or leg 362 (91.9%) 292 (93.3%) 70 (86.4%) 0.039
      Arm or hand 26 (6.60%) 15 (4.79%) 11 (13.6%)
      Head/neck/face 3 (0.76%) 3 (0.96%) 0 (0.00%)
      Torso 3 (0.76%) 3 (0.96%) 0 (0.00%)
Season
      Dry 262 (66.7%) 214 (67.9%) 48 (61.5%) 0.348
      Rainy 131 (33.3%) 101 (32.1%) 30 (38.5%)  
Location of incident
      In the field surrounding the house 133 (33.6%) 99 (31.4%) 34 (42.0%) 0.036
      In the compound 101 (25.5%) 84 (26.7%) 17 (21.0%)
      Away from home or compound but outside 61 (15.4%) 52 (16.5%) 9 (11.1%)
      Inside the house 58 (14.6%) 41 (13.0%) 17 (21.0%)
      Away from home or compound but inside 43 (10.9%) 39 (12.4%) 4 (4.94%)
  1. p-values represent Chi-square tests for independence between region with categorical variables and T-tests for the continuous measure of age