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Table 1 Distribution of pertussis cases by age group and sex in Tork and Warkaye kebeles/villages

From: Pertussis outbreak investigation of Mekdela district, South Wollo zone, Amhara region, North-West Ethiopia

Age group Male Female Total number of cases (%)
0–4 59 (27.4%) 64 (29.8%) 123 (57.2)
5–9 28 (13%) 36 (16.7%) 64 (29.8)
10–14 8 (3.7%) 11 (5%) 19 (8.8)
≥15 4 (1.9%) 5 (2.3%) 9 (4.2)
Total 99 (46%) 116 (54%) 215 (100)