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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study population

From: Performance of Widal test and stool culture in the diagnosis of typhoid fever among suspected patients in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Variable Frequency Percentages
Median age (IQR) 25 (20–30)  
Age group
 < 25 50 31.6
 25–40 59 37.8
 40–60 31 19.6
 ≥ 60 18 11.4
Level of education
 Informal/none 11 7
 Primary 54 34.2
 Secondary 56 35.4
 University/College 19 12
 Others 18 11.4
Marital status
 Single 39 26.4
 Married 62 39
 Divorced 42 26.4
 Widowed 12 7.5
Sex
 Male 60 37.7
 Female 98 61.6