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Table 1 Demographical characteristics (N = 513)

From: Skin and soft-tissue infections in suburban primary care: epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and observations on abscess management

Characteristic No. (%)
   Age (years)  
   Median 41
   Range 17 days-93 years
   0-17 105 (20)
   18-64 313 (61)
   ≥65 95 (19)
Male sex 287 (56)
Primary care at PAMF-PA 298 (58)
High income zip codes*(1) 463 (99)
High education zip codes*(2) 459 (98)
  1. Abbreviation: PAMF-PA, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto division.
  2. * Based on 468 Bay Area residents, proportion in zip code of (1) households with median household income > national median
  3. household income; (2) residents aged ≥25 yrs with a bachelor's degree or higher greater than the proportion nationwide.
  4. (Definitions from the U.S.Census.)