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Table 1 Assignment of independent variables

From: Associated factors in distinguishing patients with brucellosis from suspected cases

VariableAssignment
SexMen = 1, Women = 2
Age66~86 years old = 1, 56~65 years old =2, 46~55 years old =3, 36~45 years old =4, 26~35 years old =5, 14~25 years old =6, 1~13 years old = 7
EducationPrimary = 1, Junior = 2, Senior =3, Undergraduate and above =4, Unknown =5, Illiteracy =6
OccupationFarmer and herdsmen =1, Unknown = 2, Nonfarmer and nonherdsmen =3
Contact with abortionYes = 1, No = 2
Contact with furYes = 1, No = 2
Contact with fecesYes = 1, No = 2
Contact with dustYes = 1, No = 2
Family member of infectedYes = 1, No = 2