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Table 1 Age distribution of SAE cases reported to have occurred following ivermectin mass treatment from 1989 to 2001*

From: Serious adverse events following treatment with ivermectin for onchocerciasis control: a review of reported cases

Age group in years No. of cases† (% of total)
< 15 25 (12.5)
>= 15 < 30 55 (27.6)
>= 30 < 45 56 (28.1)
>= 45 < 60 36 (18.1)
>= 60 27 (13.6)
Total 199 (100)
  1. *cases reported as of August 31, 2002; †the ages of 8 cases remain unknown.