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Table 1 Sociodemographic and medical characteristics of the study participants

From: Strongyloides stercoralis prevalence and diagnostics in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Patient characteristics   Number of patients
(n = 104)
Percentage (%)
Age (years) 18–40 58 55.8
41–60 35 33.7
61–86 11 10.6
Gender Male 47 45.2
Female 57 54.8
Residency Urban 96 92.3
Rural 8 7.7
Admission diagnosis Dengue fever 42 40.4
Pneumonia 13 12.5
Septicemia 9 8.6
Rickettsial disease 9 8.6
Melioidosis 8 7.8
Others/unspecified 23 22.1