Table 2: Prevalence of dermatophytosis among patients attending Kampala International Hospital based on microscopic examination (KOH) according to age.

Age No. of samples collectedMicroscopy (KOH)Culture n =49
Positive, n (%)Negative Positive, n (%)Negative
n (%) n (%)

1-1033(100)0 (0.00)2(4.08)1(2.04)
11-201612(75.00)4(25.00)10(20.41)2(4.08)
21-302013(75.00)7(35.00)7(14.29)6(12.24)
31-402613(50.00)13(50.00)8(16.33)5(10.20)
41-50166(37.5)10(62.5)1(2.04)5(10.20)
51-6091(11.11)8(88.89)0(0.00)1(2.04)
>60101(10.00)9(90.00)0(0.00)1(2.04)

Total10049(49)51 (51)28 (57.14)21 (42.86)
95CI: 0.3930-0.587695CI: 0.1987-0.3739

Key: Microscopic results were statistically significant for age group using chi-square, p = 0.001, CI: confidence interval.