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Table 1 Participants with socio-demographic characteristics

From: Risk factors assessment for nasal colonization of Staphylococcus aureus and its methicillin resistant strains among pre-clinical medical students of Nepal

Variables Total participants (%) Positive participants (%) P values
Gender    
 Male 105 (52.5) 14 (13.3) 0.488
 Female 95 (47.5) 16 (16.8)  
Residence    
 Rural 39 (19.5) 8 (20.5) 0.283
 Urban 161 (80.5) 22 (13.7)  
No. of family members    
 More than 4 106 (53.0) 17 (16.0) 0.660
 Up to 4 94 (47.0) 13 (13.8)  
Profession of family    
 Health care 39 (19.5) 4 (10.3) 0.458
 Others 161 (80.5) 26 (16.1)  
Family income    
 Low 15 (7.5) 1 (6.7)  
 Middle 154 (77.0) 25 (16.2)  
 High 31 (15.5) 4 (12.9)  
Family education    
 Up to high school 32 (16.0) 7 (21.9) 0.237
 College 168 (84.0) 23 (13.7)