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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of hospitalized patients

From: Prevalence and factors associated with wound colonization by Staphylococcus spp. and Staphylococcus aureusin hospitalized patients in inland northeastern Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Sociodemographic characteristics n (%) or Mean ± SD
Sex  
Male 63 (50.40)
Female 62 (49.60)
Marital status  
Married 47 (37.60)
Single/separated/divorced 40 (32.00)
Widowed 38 (30.40)
Area of residence  
Rural 20 (16.00)
Urban 105 (84.00)
Age 63.88 ± 18.57
School education (years) 3.84 ± 3.70
Persons per household 4.40 ± 3.12
Children per household 3.18 ± 3.23
Number of consumer goods 8.00 ± 3.95
  1. Urban area = inside the city limits of a town or village, defined by a municipal area. Rural area = a municipality outside the city limits. An area of agricultural activities and livestock, rural tourism, forestry, or environmental conservation (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística).