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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Clinical diagnosis and treatment of common respiratory tract infections in relation to microbiological profiles in rural health facilities in China: implications for antibiotic stewardship

  Type of specimens Total
Sputum Throat swab
Age
   <  = 39 124 (18.2) 148 (38.4) 272 (25.5)
  40–53 168 (24.6) 114 (29.6) 282 (26.4)
  54–64 183 (26.8) 69 (17.9) 252 (23.6)
   >  = 65 208 (30.5) 52 (13.5) 260 (24.3)
  Missing 0 (0.0) 2 (0.5) 2 (0.2)
Education
  0 211 (30.9) 65 (16.9) 276 (25.8)
  1–5 211 (30.9) 95 (24.7) 306 (28.7)
  6–8 121 (17.7) 108 (28.1) 229 (21.4)
   > 8 134 (19.6) 116 (30.1) 250 (23.4)
  Missing 6 (0.9) 1 (0.3) 7 (0.7)
Sex
  Male 366 (53.6) 179 (46.5) 545 (51.0)
  Female 317 (46.4) 206 (53.5) 523 (49.0)
Total 683 (64.0) 385 (36.0) 1068 (100.0)