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Table 2 Yaws case classification and distribution in Upper West Akyem and Awutu Senya West districts

From: Factors associated with cutaneous ulcers among children in two yaws-endemic districts in Ghana

VariablesCase category, n (%)
SuspectedProbableConfirmedTotal
Name of district
 Awutu Senya West15 (48.4)4 (100)12 (44.4)31
 Upper West Akyem16 (51.6)0(0)15 (55.6)31
Type of lesion
 Ulcer28 (90.3)3 (75)11 (40.7)42 (67.7)
 Papilloma2 (6.5)1 (25)9 (33.3)12 (19.4)
 Macules1 (3.7)1 (1.6)
 Papules1 (3.2)1 (3.7)2 (3.2)
 Maculopapular rash3 (11.1)3 (4.8)
 Hyperkeratosis2 (7.5)2 (3.2)
  1. – Not applicable.