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Table 2 Rabies deaths and exposed population according to age, population and gender

From: Human rabies surveillance and control in China, 2005–2012

Category Wound treatment Vaccine inoculation Antibody injection
  Total Rate (%) Total Rate (%) Total Rate (%)
Sex       
  Male 888 31.76 867 9.11 866 1.85
  Female 341 40.47 334 11.08 332 2.71
Age       
  0- 218 33.03 218 18.35 218 7.34
  15- 99 26.26 95 8.42 97 0
  30- 199 36.18 193 6.74 196 0.51
  45- 355 33.52 344 8.72 341 0.88
  60- 285 38.95 282 8.51 276 1.45
  75- 68 25.00 65 0 66 0
Occupation       
  Farmer 884 35.18 858 7.58 861 0.93
  Student 162 32.72 160 16.25 162 5.56
  Preschool 79 34.18 79 21.52 77 9.09
  Other 98 30.61 98 8.16 91 0
Exposure category       
  Category II 267 29.59 250 6.00 253 0.40
  Category III 841 38.53 811 11.96 812 2.96
Location of exposure       
  Head, face, neck 128 57.03 125 46.40 127 16.54
  Trunk 23 26.09 22 0 23 0
  Upper limb 658 32.07 633 6.32 629 0.32
  Lower limb 358 33.24 332 4.52 343 0.29
Wounding animal       
  Dog 1148 34.93 1105 10.41 1100 0
  Cat 55 29.09 54 1.85 55 0
  Other 10 20.00 18 0 19 0
Animal origin       
  Household pet 543 34.81 527 5.31 530 0.38
  Neighbor’s pet 246 39.43 236 12.71 240 2.92
  Roaming animal 331 32.63 319 14.42 320 4.06
  Wild animal 5 20.00 2 0 3 0
  Other 56 23.21 57 10.53 59 3.39