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Table 1 The prevalence of Salmonella and Shigella spp. in respective to socio-demographic characteristics of asymptomatic food handlers working in Haramaya University cafeterias, Eastern Ethiopia from August 2015 to January 2016

From: Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Salmonella and Shigella species among asymptomatic food handlers working in Haramaya University cafeterias, Eastern Ethiopia

Socio-demographic characteristics Salmonella and Shigella spp. (%)
Pos. (%) Neg. (%)
Gender
 Female 16 (76.2) 315 (79.5)
 Male 5 (23.8) 81 (20.5)
Age group (in years)
 > 40 11 (52.4) 134 (33.8)
 31–40 7 (33.3) 157 (39.6)
 21–30 2 (9.5) 89 (22.5)
 ≤ 20 1 (4.8) 16 (4)
Educational status
 No formal education 8 (38.1) 91 (23)
 Primary level (1–8th) 6 (28.6) 174 (43.9)
 Secondary level (9–12th) 4 (19) 89 (22.5)
 Tertiary level (> 12th) 3 (14.3) 42 (10.6)
Current marital status
 In marriage 12 (57.1) 229 (57.8)
 Divorced 2 (9.5) 59 (14.9)
 Widowed 4 (19) 37 (9.3)
 Unmarried 3 (14.3) 71 (17.9)
Year of service (in year)
 More than 5 13 (61.9) 263 (66.4)
 ≤ 5 8 (38.1) 133 (33.6)