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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with work accidents and their association with Toxoplasma infection.

From: High seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in a subset of Mexican patients with work accidents and low socioeconomic status

    Prevalence of  
    T. gondii infection  
Characteristic No. % No. % P value
Age groups (years)      
   30 or less 60 45.1 3 5 0.37
   31-50 60 45.1 6 10  
   51-70 13 9.8 2 15.4  
Gender      
   Male 81 60.9 9 11.1 0.2
   Female 52 39.1 2 3.8  
Occupation      
   Construction 7 5.3 2 28.6 0.48
   Carpenter 3 2.3 0 0  
   Driver 9 6.8 0 0  
   Electrician 1 0.8 0 0  
   Employee 62 46.6 3 4.8  
   Cattle raising 1 0.8 0 0  
   Smith 1 0.8 0 0  
   Cleaning 5 3.8 0 0  
   Machinist 5 3.8 1 20  
   Factory worker 7 5.3 2 28.6  
   Machine operator 1 0.8 0 0  
   Professional 1 0.8 0 0  
   Other 30 22.6 3 10  
Residence area      
   Urban 124 93.2 9 7.3 0.2
   Suburban 3 2.3 1 33.3  
   Rural 6 4.5 1 16.7  
Educational level      
   No education 6 4.5 2 33.3 0.07
   1-12 years 127 95.5 9 7.1  
Socio-economic level      
   Low 53 39.8 8 15.1 0.01
   Medium 78 58.6 2 2.6