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Table 2 Travel destinations based on geographic regions, as defined by the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network, for patients with travelers’ diarrhea (n = 1160). Travelers often frequented multiple destinations

From: Impact of pre-travel consultation on clinical management and outcomes of travelers’ diarrhea: a retrospective cohort study

Region Pre-travel consultationa p valueb
Yes (n = 256) No (n = 904)
Central America 55 (22) 565 (63) < 0.0001
Mexico 17 (7) 494 (55)  
South America 36 (14) 51 (6) < 0.0001
Sub-Saharan Africa 65 (25) 20 (2) < 0.0001
South Asia 42 (16) 32 (4) < 0.0001
Southeast Asia 36 (14) 31 (3) < 0.0001
Northeast Asia 20 (8) 31 (3) 0.0080
Caribbean 23 (9) 117 (13) 0.2
  1. aCategorical variables are expressed as numbers (%)
  2. bP values were calculated based on Pearson’s chi-square test for categorical variables