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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the 100 poisoning patients

From: Agreement between questionnaire and medical records on some health and socioeconomic problems among poisoning cases

Variable Categories Frequency (%)
Age groups ≤ 19 17 (17)
  20-29 39 (39)
  30-39 22 (22)
  40-49 14 (14)
  50-59 3 (3)
  >60 3 (3)
Ethnic group Chinese 34 (34)
  Indians 34 (34)
  Malay 28 (28)
  Other 4 (4)
Gender Female 70 (70)
  Male 30 (30)
Highest education Primary 16 (16)
  Secondary 66 (66)
  Tertiary 11 (11)
  None 7 (7)