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Table 2 Distribution of patient frequencies by age group in the different states

From: Ageing with Chagas disease: an overview of an urban Brazilian cohort in Rio de Janeiro

State Age group n (%)
18–44 years 45–64 years ≥65 years Total
Alagoas 5 (6.8) 28 (9.1) 15 (6.3) 48 (7.8)
Bahia 7 (9.5) 72 (23.3) 71 (30.1) 150 (24.2)
Ceará 27 (36.5) 31 (10.0) 8 (3.9) 66 (10.7)
Espírito Santo 2 (2.7) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.4) 4 (0.6)
Goiás 7 (2.3) 1 (0.4) 8 (1.2)
Maranhão 3 (1.0) 3 (0.5)
Minas Gerais 6 (8.1) 65 (21.0) 59 (25.0) 130 (21.0)
Mato Grosso do Sul 1 (0.3) 1 (0.4) 2 (0.3)
Pará 1 (0.3) 1 (0.2)
Paraíba 14 (18.9) 40 (13.0) 24 (10.2) 78 (12.6)
Pernambuco 3 (4.0) 21 (6.8) 37 (15.6) 61 (9.9)
Piauí 7 (2.3) 2 (0.8) 9 (1.5)
Paraná 6 (2.0) 6 (1.0)
Rio de Janeiro 9 (12.2) 13 (4.2) 6 (2.5) 28 (4.5)
Rio Grande do Norte 5 (1.6) 1 (0.4) 6 (1.0)
Rio Grande do Sul 1 (1.3) 2 (0.6) 2 (0.8) 5 (0.8)
Sergipe   4 (1.3) 4 (1.6) 8 (1.2)
São Paulo 2 (0.6) 4 (1.6) 6 (1.0)