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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the cases and controls in this outbreak

From: A city park as a potential epidemic site of scrub typhus: a case–control study of an outbreak in Guangzhou, China

Characteristic Case Control P
NO. % NO. %
Gender      -
  Male 14 46.9 56 46.9  
  Female 15 53.1 60 53.1  
Age, year      -
  20-39 4 13.8 12 10.3  
  40-59 13 44.8 50 43.1  
  60-79 10 34.5 47 40.5  
    80 2 6.9 7 6  
Education      0.371
  Junior middle school 20 69 74 63.8  
  High school 3 10.3 25 21.6  
  Junior college 3 10.3 12 10.3  
  Bachelor or above 3 10.3 5 4.3  
Occupation      0.800
  Farming related 1 3.4 3 2.6  
  Non-farming 28 96.6 113 97.4