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Table 1 Distribution of SARS-related factors in cases and controls

From: Association of SARS susceptibility with single nucleic acid polymorphisms of OAS1 and MxA genes: a case-control study

Variables Cases (%) Controls (%) P value
Wearing a mask    0.003
   Always 38 (57.6) 54 (84.4)  
   Occasionally 12(18.2) 6(9.4)  
   Never 16(24.2) 4(6.2)  
Wearing a gown    <0.001
   Always 21(31.8) 50(78.1)  
   Occasionally 2(3.0) 2(3.1)  
   Never 43(65.2) 12(18.8)  
Wearing goggles    <0.001
   Always 18(27.3) 52(81.3)  
   Occasionally 7(10.6) 5(7.8)  
   Never 41(62.1) 7(10.9)  
Smoking    0.434
   Yes 7(11.1) 10(15.9)  
   No 56(88.9) 53(84.1)  
Alcohol-drinking    0.914
   Never 35(53.8) 33(53.2)  
   Occasionally 26(40.0) 24(38.7)  
   Often 4(6.2) 5(8.1)  
Meat intake    0.616
   Every day 34(51.5) 34(53.1)  
   Often 29(43.9) 29(45.3)  
   Rarely 3(4.6) 1(1.6)  
Physical exercise    0.213
   Rarely 18(28.1) 20(31.7)  
   1~2 times/week 27(42.2) 34(54.0)  
   >3 times/week 10(15.6) 5(7.9)  
   Every day 9(14.1) 4(6.4)