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Table 1 Demographics, occupation and outcomes of 145 cases of melioidosis

From: Incidence, risk factors and clinical epidemiology of melioidosis: a complex socio-ecological emerging infectious disease in the Alor Setar region of Kedah, Malaysia

  Number (% of total) Age mean (range) Mortality Number (% of total)
Male 109 (75.2) 51.26 (9.0-83.0) 39 (35.8)
   Ethnic group    
   Malay 98 (67.6) 51.52 (10.0-83.0) 36 (36.7)
   Chinese 5 (3.4) 58.4 (32.0-81.0) 3 (60.0)
   Indian 6 (4.1) 440.98 (9.0-70.0) 0
   Others 0 - -
Female 36 (24.8) 47.83 (7.0-72.0) 10 (27.8)
   Ethnic group    
   Malay 31 (21.4) 48.35 (7.0-72.0) 9 (29.3)
   Chinese 4 (2.8) 48.75 (38.0-61.0) 1 (25.0)
   Indian 0 - -
   Others 1 (0.7) 28.00 0
Occupation    
   Administrative and Managerial 10 (6.9) 47.7 (23-62) 3 (6.1)
   Farming, forestry, fishing 27 (18.6) 51.9 (29 - 66) 6 (22.2)
   Industrial workers 8 (5.5) 47.2 (28-64) 1 (2.2)
   Transportation work 8 (5.5) 52.6 (34-69) 3 (6.1)
   Housewife 14 (9.6) 48.4 (23-72) 3 (6.1)
   Student/children 10 (7.0) 18.0 (7-40) 2 (4.0)
   Unemployed 27 (18.6) 59.8 (31-83) 12 (24.5)
   Others 22 (15.2) 50.8 (17 - 81) 19 (38.7)
Total 145 50.40 (7-83) 49 (33.8)