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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the population of Barisey-au-Plain and Barisey-la-Côte, and exposure to different sources of contamination.

From: Toxoplasma seroprevalence in a rural population in France: detection of a household effect

Population characteristics Number (%)
N = 273
Barisey-au-Plain 166 (60.8%)
Barisey-la-Côte 107 (39.2%)
Age (years)  
   < 20 30 (11.0%)
   [20–40] 86 (31.5%)
   [40–60] 89 (32.6%)
   >= 60 68 (24.9%)
Women 152 (55.7%)
Men 121 (44.3%)
Occupation related to agriculture 30 (11.0%)
Having a garden 252 (92.3%)
Consumption of meat at least once a week 268 (98.2%)
Consumption of raw vegetables at least once a week 255/271 (94.1%)
Consumption of bottled water 69 (25.3%)
Consumption of tap water 121 (44.3%)
Presence of cats in or around the house 261 (95.6%)