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Table 1 The number of participants in the three day care cohorts.

From: Clustering of serotypes in a longitudinal study of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in three day care centres

Status (Mean age, years) Number of participants
  Tommila (20 families) Kuusimäki (13 families) Salorinne (12 families) Total
Index children (4.2) 25 17 17 59
Siblings (8.2) 12 8 11 31
Adult family members (35.5) 40 22 24 86
Day care employees (38.5) 11 18 8 37
Total 88 65 60 213
  1. The participants are categorised as index children (i.e, day care attendees), siblings under 18 years of age, adult family members (all > 18 years of age, mostly parents) and day care employees. The age was determined at the enrolment