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Table 2 Patient characteristics by age group at baseline (N = 126)

From: Physiotherapy for poliomyelitis: a descriptive study in the Republic of Congo

Age group, years* n (% of total) Affected limbs, median Severely affected limbs, median Abdominal paralysis, n (% of group) Dorsal paralysis, n (% of group)
0–4 15 (12) 4 1 7 (47) 6 (40)
5–14 20 (16) 4 1 14 (70) 14 (70)
15–24 62 (50) 3 1 40 (65) 39 (63)
≥25 28 (22) 2 1 16 (57) 16 (57)
  1. *Age group missing for one patient.