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Table 1 Socio-demographical profile of cutaneous anthrax patients (n = 15)

From: Recent outbreak of cutaneous anthrax in Bangladesh: clinico-demographic profile and treatment outcome of cases attended at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital

  n (%)
Mean age in years (min-max) 21.4 (3-46)
Gender  
Male 7 (46.7)
Female 8 (53.3)
M:F ratio 1:1.4
Socioeconomic class  
Lower class 3 (20)
Lower middle class 12 (80)
Education  
Pre school 2 (13.3)
Primary 11 (73.4)
Secondary 2 (13.3)
Occupation  
Pre school and School 2 (13.4)
Housewife 5 (33.3)
Butcher 3 (20)
Cultivator 5 (33.3)
Modes of contact  
Butchering 3(20)
Contact with raw meat 7 (46.7)
Contact with live animal 5 (33.3)