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Table 1 General demographic characteristics of clinically suspected lymphoma cases at UTH between the year 2014 and 2016 (N = 283)

From: Spectrum of common Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphomas subtypes in Zambia: a 3-year records review

Patients’ characteristics Lymphoma N (%) Not Lymphoma N (%)
Total submission to the laboratory 240 (84.8%) 43 (15.2%)
  1CHL = 39
(16.3)
2NHL = 191 (79.6)  
  Unclassified = 10 (4.1%)  
  Not subtyped: CHL = 7
NHL = 71
 
Mean age 30.6  
Age groups   
 < 15 63 (26.2) 19 (44.2)
 15-24 31 (12.9) 5 (11.6)
 25-34 38 (15.8) 6 (14)
 35-44 47 (19.6) 4 (9.3)
 45-54 34 (14.2) 6 (14)
 55-64 16 (6.7) 2 (4.7)
 > 64 11 (4.6) 1 (2.3)
Gender   
 Male 133 (55.4) 28 (65.1)
 Female 107 (44.6) 15 (34.9)
Site   
 Nodal 154 (64.2) 14 (32.6)
 Extra-nodal 86 (35.8) 29 (67.3)
Year   
 2014 95  
 2015 59  
 2016 86  
  1. 1Classic Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  2. 2Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma