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Table 1 The sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: Non-prescriptionxx antibiotic use for people aged 15 years or older for cough in China: a community-based survey

Characteristics Total (n = 3034) Participants with cough (n = 2400)
n (%) n (%)
Age (years)   
15–19 210 (6.92) 179 (7.46)
20–24 420 (13.84) 327 (13.63)
25–29 416 (13.71) 329 (13.71)
30–34 318 (10.48) 251 (10.46)
35–39 312 (10.28) 239 (9.96)
40–44 314 (10.35) 250 (10.42)
45–49 313 (10.32) 241 (10.04)
50–64 417 (13.74) 333 (13.88)
≥ 65 314 (10.35) 251 (10.46)
Median (IQR) 37 (26, 49) 36.5 (26, 49)
Residence   
Urban 1819 (59.95) 1391 (57.96)
Rural 1215 (40.05) 1009 (42.04)
Gender   
Male 1499 (49.41) 1174 (48.92)
Female 1535 (50.59) 1226 (51.08)
Occupation   
Student 164 (5.41) 146 (6.08)
Unemployed 695 (22.91) 582 (24.25)
Business/service/food personnel 1111 (36.62) 831 (34.63)
Professional 705 (23.24) 560 (23.33)
Farmers and workers 359 (11.83) 281 (11.71)
Education   
Primary school and below 625 (20.60) 492 (20.50)
Middle school 1695 (55.87) 1330 (55.42)
College and above 714 (23.53) 578 (24.08)
Child under 5 years old   
No 1912 (63.02) 1528 (63.67)
Yes 1122 (36.98) 872 (36.33)
Annual household income (CNY)   
< 100,000 1789 (58.97) 1382 (57.58)
100,000–199,999 902 (29.73) 733 (30.54)
≥ 200,000 343 (11.31) 285 (11.88)
Smoking status   
No 1696 (55.9) 1341 (55.88)
Yes 1338 (44.10) 1059 (44.13)
Chronic disease   
No 2430 (80.09) 1891 (78.79)
Yes 604 (19.91) 509 (21.21)
  1. IQR inter-quartile range, CNY Chinese Yuan