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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Early responses to H7N9 in southern Mainland China

Variable Sample characteristic (N = 1011) Population profile[20]
Sex (female)(male) 59%, 41% 49%, 51%
Age groups   
-18-30 18.3% 29.9%a
-31-46 26.3% 27.2%
-47-64 34.7% 25.2%
-65 and above 20.7% 10.1%
Occupation   
- Professional technicians or experts 13.1% 12.8%
- Government employees 2.6% 3.4%
- Business 20.1% 22.4%
- Service industry 17.1% 11.8%
- Agriculture, fishery, and farming 6.7% 11.3%
- Factory worker 37.5% 38.2%
- Other 2.9% 0.1%
  1. aNB: Population statistics include those aged under 18; all our respondents were 18 or over.