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Table 1 Main epidemiological data of patients included in the study

From: Loiasis in sub-Saharan migrants living in Spain with emphasis of cases from Equatorial Guinea

Demographic dataMigrants (N = 131)
Age, years
 Mean ± SD42.3 ± 17.3
 Median (IQR: Q3–Q1)41 (57–28)
 Range (Minimum value, Maximum value)(16, 88)
  <  45 years old77 (58.8)
  ≥ 45 years old54 (41.2)
Sex, n (%)
 Female82 (62.6)
 Male49 (37.4)
Race, n (%)
 Black130 (99.2)
 Mix raze (black & white)1 (0.8)
Origin country, n (%)
 Equatorial Guinea123 (93.9)
 Africa, other8 (6.1)
Infection country, n (%)
 Equatorial Guinea124 (94.7)
 Africa, other7 (5.3)
Time to first assessment in consultation, months
 Mean ± SD10.9 ± 22.8
 Median (IQR, Q3–Q1)2 (7–1)
 Range (Minimum value, Maximum value)(1, 119)
Years of residence in endemic area, years
 Mean ± SD (range)42.2 ± 17.3
 Median (IQR: Q3–Q1)41 (57–27)
 Range (Minimum value, Maximum value)(16, 88)
  1. SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range