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Table 1 General characteristics of the participants

From: Seroprevalence and factors associated with hepatitis B virus infection among the hill tribe youths, northern Thailand

Characteristics n (%)
Total 836 (100.0%)
Sex
 Male 312 (37.3)
 Female 524 (62.7)
Age (years)
 15–17 492 (58.9)
 18–20 248 (29.7)
 21–24 96 (11.5)
Tribe
 Akha 251 (30.0)
 Lahu 110 (13.2)
 Hmong 132 (15.8)
 Yao 136 (16.3)
 Karen 130 (15.5)
 Lisu 77 (9.2)
Marital status
 Single 791 (94.6)
 Other 45 (5.4)
Family members (persons)
  ≤ 3 92 (11.0)
 4–6 529 (63.3)
 7–10 181 (21.7)
  ≥ 11 34 (4.1)
Religion
 Buddhism 491 (58.7)
 Christianity 339 (40.6)
 Islam 6 (0.7)
Education
 Illiterate 21 (2.5)
 Primary school 31 (3.7)
 High school 655 (78.4)
 Vocational school 129 (15.4)
Occupation
 Unemployed 62 (7.4)
 Student 685 (81.9)
 Farmer 22 (2.6)
 Laborer 67 (8.1)
Income
 No 745 (89.1)
 Yes 91 (10.9)
Living place
 Own house 590 (70.6)
 Dormitory 208 (24.9)
 Other 38 (4.5)