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Table 1 The incidence and 95% CI of foodborne acute gastroenteritis among participants

From: The correlation between family food handling behaviors and foodborne acute gastroenteritis: a community-oriented, population-based survey in Anhui, China

  Foodborne gastro-enteritis (n) Total Participants (n) Monthly incidence X2 P
% (95% CI)
Total 165 1516 10.9 (9.4–12.6)   
Gender
 male 64 856 7.5 (5.5–9.2) 23.534 < 0.001
 female 101 660 15.3 (12.6–18.0)   
Age (years)
  ≤ 17 12 76 15.8 (7.9–23.7) 49.264 < 0.001
 18~ 54 567 9.5 (7.1–12.0)   
 30~ 45 315 14.3 (10.5–18.1)   
 40~ 18 405 4.4 (2.5–6.4)   
  ≥ 50 36 153 23.5 (17.0–30.7)   
Education
 primary school and below 36 381 11.3 (7.9–14.8) 11.116 0.011
 junior high school 49 387 12.7 (9.6–16.0)   
 high school 60 476 12.6 (9.5–15.5)   
 bachelor and above 20 335 6.0 (3.6–8.7)   
Total annual income (CNY)
  < 30,000 31 259 12.0 (8.1–15.8) 12.033 0.007
 30,000–49,999 31 299 10.4 (7.0–14.0)   
 50,000–89,999 65 452 14.4 (11.3–17.7)   
  ≥ 90,000 38 506 7.5 (5.3–9.2)   
Residence
 urban 49 641 7.6 (5.9–9.8) 12.017 0.001
 rural 116 875 13.3 (11.0–15.7)   
Occupation
 students and children 10 72 13.9 (6.9–22.2) 8.233 0.312
 service personal 18 153 11.8 (7.2–17.6)   
 teacher 9 135 6.7 (3.0–11.1)   
 medical staff 18 234 7.7 (4.3–11.5)   
 peasant worker 38 290 13.1 (9.3–16.6)   
 peasant 27 207 13.0 (8.7–17.4)   
 worker 18 171 10.5 (5.8–15.2)   
 other or unknown 27 254 10.6 (7.5–14.6)