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Table 1 Socio-demographic distribution of cases and controls in Gomani, November 2014

From: A cholera outbreak in a rural north central Nigerian community: an unmatched case-control study

Characteristics Cases n (%) Controls n (%) Total n (%)
Total 43 (38.7) 68 (61.3) 111(100)
Sex
 Female 25 (58.1) 35 (51.5) 60 (54.1)
 Male 18 (41.9) 33 (48.5) 51 (45.9)
Age Group
 5–9 16 (37.2) 11 (16.2) 27(24.3)
 10–19 3 (7.0) 14 (20.6) 17(15.3)
 20–29 15 (34.9) 19 (27.9) 34 (30.6)
 30 & above 9 (20.9) 24 (35.3) 33 (29.7)
Religion
 Christian 7 (16.3) 28 (41.2) 35 (31.5)
 Muslim 32 (74.4) 38 (55.9) 70 (63.1)
 Traditionalist 4 (9.3) 2 (2.9) 6 (5.4)
Occupation
 Petty trader 0 (0.0) 3 (4.4) 3(2.7)
 Farmer 26 (60.5) 49 (72.1) 75(67.6)
 House wife 0 (0.0) 2 (2.9) 2 (1.8)
 Student 17(39.5) 14 (20.6) 31 (27.9)
Education
 None 22 (51.6) 42 (61.8) 64 (57.7)
 Primary 18 (41.9) 19 (27.9) 37 (33.3)
 Secondary 3 (7.0) 6 (8.8) 9 (8.1)
 Islamic 0 (0.0) 1 (1.5) 1 (0.9)