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Table 1 General characteristics of participants

From: Antibiotic resistance among the Lahu hill tribe people, northern Thailand: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic n %
Total 240 100.0
Sex
 Male 71 29.6
 Female 169 70.4
Age (years)
 10–20 10 4.2
 21–30 40 16.7
 30–40 61 25.4
 41–50 59 24.6
 51–60 22 9.2
 61–70 35 14.6
  > 70 13 5.4
Mean = 43.5, SD = 15.3, Min = 17, Max = 98
Education
 No education 110 45.8
 Primary school 110 45.8
 High school 14 5.8
 Vocational certificate and higher 6 2.5
Occupation
 Unemployed 23 9.6
 Agriculturalist worker 133 55.4
 Employee 67 29.9
 Commercial 17 7.1
Married status
 Single 20 8.3
 Married 199 82.9
 Ever married 21 8.8
Underlying diseasea
 No 193 80.4
 Yes a 47 19.6
  Hypertension (n = 47) 23  
  Gastritis(n = 47) 13  
  Diabetes mellitus(n = 47) 12  
  Chronic renal failure(n = 47) 4  
  Asthma(n = 47) 3  
  Coronary heart disease(n = 47) 2  
Illness and specimen
 Urinary tract infection (Urine) 173 72.1
 Respiratory tract infection (Sputum) 61 25.4
 Gastrointestinal tract infection (Stool) 6 2.5
  1. a Some participants had more than one list of a disease