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Table 3 Distribution of diphtheria cases and deaths and corresponding CFRs by age, sex and vaccination status

From: Diphtheria outbreak in Yemen: the impact of conflict on a fragile health system

Variable Reported cases Deaths CFR
Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Percent
Sex
 Male 673 52 37 51 5.5
 Female 621 48 36 49 5.8
Age groups
 0–4 years 259 20 29 40 11
 5–9 years 324 25 21 29 6
 10–14 years 259 20 13 18 5
 15–24 years 194 15 7 10 7.7
 25–34 years 129 10 1 1 0.8
 35–50 years 91 7 1 1 1
 >  50 years 39 3 1 1 2.5
Vaccination status
 0 dose 595 46 50 69 8.4
 1 dose 26 2 2 3 7.7
 2 doses 78 6 4 5 5.1
 3 doses 401 31 12 16 2.9
 Unknown 194 15 5 7 2.6