Table 1

Socio-demographical profile of cutaneous anthrax patients (n = 15)
n (%)
Mean age in years (min-max) 21.4 (3-46)
Gender
Male 7 (46.7)
Female 8 (53.3)
M:F ratio 1:1.4
Socioeconomic class
Lower class 3 (20)
Lower middle class 12 (80)
Education
Pre school 2 (13.3)
Primary 11 (73.4)
Secondary 2 (13.3)
Occupation
Pre school and School 2 (13.4)
Housewife 5 (33.3)
Butcher 3 (20)
Cultivator 5 (33.3)
Modes of contact
Butchering 3(20)
Contact with raw meat 7 (46.7)
Contact with live animal 5 (33.3)

Siddiqui et al.

Siddiqui et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:464   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-464

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