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Table 1 Total participant characteristics

From: Differences between Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and IgE-sensitization to Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin on risk factors and effects in adult population

Characteristics Total, N = 307 %
Baseline characteristics
 Age, year 65.12 ± 12.72  
 BMI, kg/m2 23.93 ± 3.16  
 Sex, female 212/307 69.1
Environment characteristics
 Environmental group
  Urban 100/307 32.6
  Sub-urban 104/307 33.9
  Rural 103/307 33.6
 Home type
  Apartment 72/300 24.0
  House 160/300 53.3
  Traditional house 68/300 22.7
 Year of house construction, year 25.29 ± 16.24  
 Proximity to major roadways  
  < 50 m 68/298 22.8
  ≥ 50 m 230/298 77.2
Social and lifestyle characteristics
 Smoking
  Current 30/306 9.8
  Ex 40/306 13.1
  Never 236/306 77.1
 Alcohol drinking
  ≥ 1/week 48/266 18.0
  < 1/week 218/266 82.0
 Exercise
  < 1/week 146/304 48.0
  ≥ 1/week 158/304 52.0
 Dominant diet
  Red meat 55/255 21.6
  Fish 31/255 12.2
  Vegetable 169/255 66.3
  1. SA carriage Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage, SE Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin, SE IgE-sensitization IgE-sensitization to Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin, BMI body mass index. Values are presented as numbers, mean ± SD