Skip to main content

Table 2 Demographics of study population

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards pandemic influenza among cases, close contacts, and healthcare workers in tropical Singapore: a cross-sectional survey

Demographics Overall (%) (n = 1063) Patients (%) (n = 47) Contacts (%) (n = 244) Healthcare Workers (%) (n = 331) General Servicemen (%) (n = 441) p-value*
Mean Age (SE) 21.4 (0.2) 20.6 (0.3) 20.6 (0.1) 23.2 (0.4) 20.5 (0.3) < 0.001
-Inter quartile range 19 to 21 20 to 21 20 to 21 20 to 23 19 to 20 NA
-Range 17 to 61 17 to 27 18 to 30 18 to 61 17 to 57 NA
Sex:       
   1. Male 1018 (95.8) 47 (100) 243 (99.6) 306 (92.4) 422 (95.7) < 0.001
Education:       
   1. Elementary/Middle School 530 (49.9) 18 (38.3) 96 (39.3) 103 (31.1) 313 (71.0) < 0.001
   2. High School 465 (43.7) 27 (57.4) 141 (57.8) 178 (53.8) 119 (27.0)  
   3. Degree 67 (6.3) 2 (4.3) 6 (2.5) 50 (15.1) 9 (2.0)  
Housing Type:       
   1. ≤ 3 room public flat 177 (16.7) 8 (17.0) 44 (18.0) 50 (15.1) 75 (17.0) 0.001
   2. 4 room public flat 386 (36.3) 18 (38.3) 93 (38.1) 92 (27.8) 183 (41.5)  
   3. 5 room public flat 309 (29.1) 13 (27.7) 65 (26.6) 105 (31.7) 126 (28.6)  
   4. Private Property 167 (15.7) 7 (14.9) 38 (15.6) 74 (22.4) 48 (10.9)  
Ethnicity:       
   1. Chinese 804 (75.6) 37 (78.5) 175 (71.5) 238 (71.9) 354 (80.3) 0.024
   2. Malay 143 (13.5) 7 (14.9) 44 (18.0) 48 (14.5) 44 (10.0)  
   3. Indian 62 (5.8) 2 (4.3) 9 (3.7) 28 (8.5) 23 (5.2)  
   4. Others 31 (2.9) 0 (0.0) 9 (3.7) 11 (3.3) 11 (2.5)  
  1. *Between patients, contacts, healthcare workers and general servicemen