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Table 3 Relationship between source of currency and type of contamination

From: Public health implications of contamination of Franc CFA (XAF) circulating in Buea (Cameroon) with drug resistant pathogens

Source (N) Contamination N (%) Total contaminated Bacteria and fungi (mixed) N (%)
Strictly bacteria Strictly fungi
Butchers (35) 8 (3.8) 1 (0.5) 26 (12.2) 35 (100)
Food vendors (56) 17 (7.9) 3 (1.4) 32 (15.0) 52 (92.9)
Store attendants (19) 7 (3.3) 2 (0.9) 8 (3.8) 17 (77.3)
Students (22) 7 (3.3) 2 (0.9) 12 (5.6) 21 (93.5)
Hospital/Clinic (60) 29 (13.6) 4 (1.9) 27 (12.6) 29 (100)
Taxi drivers (21) 5 (2.3) 4 (1.9) 6 (2.8) 15 (71.4)
Total (213) 73 (34.2) 16 (7.5) 111 (52.1) 200 (93.9)
  1. N = Number obtained; Bacteria: χ2-test: χ2 = 80.824; df = 5; P < 0.001; Fungi: χ2-test: χ2 = 30.357; df = 5; P < 0.001. Bacteria and fungi: χ2-test: χ2 = 97.371; df = 5; P < 0.001.