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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and antibody levels of subjects according to age groups

From: Tetanus immunity in nursing home residents of Bolu, Turkey

Characteristics TOTAL n = 71 (%)
Age (mean ± SD) 71.1 ± 8.6
Female/Male 17/54
Diabetes mellitus 7 (9.8)
Emergency room visits due to injury within the last 10 years 10 (14)
Tetanus vaccine within last 10 years Emergency room visit/No emergency room visit 5 (7)/5 (7)
Occupation with soil / garden-work 20 (28.1)
Average tetanus Ig G level 0.080
Tetanus Ig G >0.1 IU/ml 11 (15.4)
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