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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of the study and control group participants

From: Delayed anxiety and depressive morbidity among dengue patients in a multi-ethnic urban setting: first report from Sri Lanka

Variable Category Study group (n = 53) Control group (n = 53)
Age 18–35 years 32% (17) 37% (20)
35–65 years 57% (30) 54% (28)
> 65 years 11% (06) 9% (5)
Gender Female 64% (34) 64% (34)
Male 36% (19) 36% (19)
Ethnicity Sinhalese 77% (41) 70% (37)
Tamil 8% (4) 9% (5)
Muslim 9% (5) 13% (7)
Burgher 6% (3) 8% (4)
Medical disorder Diabetes mellitus 11% (6) 8% (4)
Hypertension 6% (3) 6% (3)
Dyslipidaemia 4% (2) 6% (3)
Hypothyroidism 4% (2) 4% (2)
Ischaemic heart disease 6% (3) 4% (2)