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Table 4 Comparison of age groups of the leukemia cases by gender and region

From: The burden of leukemia in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 15 years period (1999–2013)

Variables Children Adults Elderly  
  No. % No. % No. % P value
Gender
 Male 1,882 56.7 2,090 55.0 1,012 63.4 < 0.001
 female 1,436 43.3 1,709 45.0 583 36.6  
Regions
 Central 1,127 34.2 1,252 33.1 529 33.3 0.612
 Western 704 21.3 833 22.0 323 20.3  
 Eastern 540 16.4 611 16.2 256 16.1  
 Madinah 442 13.4 552 14.6 244 15.4  
 Southern 486 14.7 532 14.1 236 14.9