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Table 2 Age and occupational distributions and activities (1–3 weeks prior to symptom appearance) of confirmed cases

From: Clinical characteristics of the autumn-winter type scrub typhus cases in south of Shandong province, northern China

   Cases (%) (Male: Female, %)
Age (Years)    
  0–10 46 (9.6) (76:24)
  11–20 33 (6.9) (79:21)
  21–30 78 (16.3) (51:49)
  31–40 99 (20.6) (46:54)
  41–50 101 (21.0) (56:44)
  51–60 47 (9.8) (55:45)
  61–70 55 (11.5) (53:47)
  ≥ 71 21 (4.4) (52:48)
Occupation    
  Children at preschool age 20 (4.2) (75:25)
  Pupils 50 (10.4) (78:22)
  Farmers 408 (85.0) (52:48)
  Others 2 (0.4) (50:50)
Activities    
  Farm work 325 (67.7) (53:47)
  Play on grassland 65 (13.5) (75:25)
  Recreation 20 (4.2) (65:35)
  Housework 25 (5.2) (8:92)
  Unknown 45 (9.4) (71:29)