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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the 10,790 study participants

From: Behavioral risk factors associated with reported tick exposure in a Lyme disease high incidence region in Canada

Variable n (%)a
Sex Male 4113 (38.1)
Female 6677 (61.9)
Age group 18-24 yr 342 (3.2)
25-34 yr 763 (7.1)
35-44 yr 1524 (14.0)
45-54 yr 1573 (15.0)
55-64 yr 2669 (25.0)
65-74 yr 2587 (24.0)
75+ yr 1332 (12.0)
Subregions (RLS) 511 - La Pommeraie 809 (7.5)
512 - Haute-Yamaska 1151 (10.7)
513 - Memphrémagog 822 (7.6)
514 - Coaticook 803 (7.4)
515 - Sherbrooke 3971 (36.8)
516 - Val Saint-François 813 (7.5)
517 - Asbestos 803 (7.4)
518 - Haut-Saint-François 810 (7.5)
519 - Granit 808 (7.5)
Education No certificate, diploma or degree 1280 (11.9)
High-school diploma or equivalent 2477 (23.0)
Trade school 1196 (11.1)
Collegeb 2338 (21.7)
University degree 3214 (29.8)
Other 262 (2.4)
No response 23 (0.2)
  1. asampling weights are not applied to the proportions
  2. bfollowing high school and before university