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Table 3 Behavioral and environmental characteristics of hospitalized patients of the VICo Respiratory Surveillance System, 2008–2012

From: Hospitalization and death among patients with influenza, Guatemala, 2008–2012

Characteristics Guatemala City n = 60 Quetzaltenango (Xela) n = 224 Santa Rosa (Cuilapa) n = 162 Total n = 446 Chi-square p-value
Smoking by patient (n = 185)
 Yes 0 (0) 11 (10) 3 (4) 14 (8) 0.21
 Missing 0 (0) 21 (19) 21 (31) 42 (23)  
Other people smoking in house
 Yes 8 (13) 26 (12) 35 (22) 69 (16) 0.04
Size of household
 1–4 25 (42) 75 (36) 48 (30) 148 (34) 0.01
 5–6 24 (40) 66 (31) 82 (51) 172 (40)  
 7+ 11 (18) 70 (33) 31 (19) 112 (26)  
Sought care elsewhere before hospitalization
 Yes 36 (60) 148 (70) 57 (38) 241 (57) < 0.01