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Table 3 Positive rates of AE and CE echinococcosis among different occupations, education levels, and type of area in Tibet Autonomous Region, 2016

From: Epidemiological survey of echinococcosis in Tibet Autonomous Region of China

  Surveyed population No. of cases Constituent ratio/% Positive rate/% (95% CI)
Occupation     
 Herdsman 18 759 686 50.04 3.66 (3.39–3.93)
 Monks 345 12 0.88 3.48 (1.55–5.41)
 Farmer/herdsman 10 078 175 12.76 1.74 (1.48–2.00)
 Houseworker 879 12 0.88 1.37 (0.60–2.14)
 Farmer 31 369 364 26.55 1.16 (1.04–1.28)
 Student 9467 79 5.76 0.83 (0.65–1.01)
 Public officer 2104 21 1.53 1.00 (0.57–1.43)
 Others 7383 22 1.60 0.30 (0.18–0.42)
Educational level
 Illiterate 46 112 968 70.61 2.10 (1.97–2.23)
 Elementary school 26 331 303 22.10 1.15 (1.02–1.28)
 Junior high school 5383 69 5.03 1.28 (0.98–1.58)
 High school 970 17 1.24 1.75 (0.92–2.58)
 College and above 1588 14 1.02 0.88 (0.42–1.34)
Type of area
 Pastoral area 25 098 660 48.14 2.63 (2.43–2.83)
 Pastoral and farm area 33 482 487 35.52 1.45 (1.32–1.58)
 Farm area 17 696 183 13.35 1.03 (0.88–1.18)
 Urban area 4108 41 2.99 1.00 (0.70–1.30)
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