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Table 1 Distribution of variables among two study populations during the study period after LPAI H5N2 outbreaks (Stage I) in Taiwan, 2007–2009

From: Changing risk awareness and personal protection measures for low to high pathogenic avian influenza in live-poultry markets in Taiwan, 2007 to 2012

Characteristics   Two study populations p-value
Live-poultry market workers Community residents
   N = 430 % N = 418 %  
Age (Years) 17-40 141 32.8 165 39.5 0.06
  41-64 268 62.3 241 57.7
  ≥65 21 4.9 12 2.9
Gender Male 226 52.6 125 29.9 <0.001*
  Female 204 47.4 293 70.1
Geographical Areas North 195 45.3 193 46.2 0.97
  Central 104 24.2 100 23.9
  South 61 14.2 55 13.2
  East 70 16.3 70 16.7
Education Elementary 89 20.7 50 12.0 <0.001*
  Junior high 133 30.9 95 22.8
  Senior high 169 39.3 157 37.6
  College 39 9.1 115 27.6