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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005

Research

Anti–SARS-CoV Immunoglobulin G in Healthcare Workers, Guangzhou, China

Wei-Qing Chen*Comments to Author , Ci-Yong Lu*, Tze-wai Wong†, Wen-Hua Ling*, Zhong-Ning Lin*, Yuan-Tao Hao*, Qing Liu*, Ji-Qian Fang*, Yun He*, Fu-Tian Luo*, Jin Jing*, Li Ling*, Xiang Ma*, Yi-Min Liu*, Gui-Hua Chen*, Jian Huang*, Yuan-Sen Jiang*, Wen-Qi Jiang*, He-Qun Zou*, and Guang-Mei Yan*
Author affiliations: *Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China; †Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

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Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of 1,856 healthcare workers

Sociodemographic characteristic No. participants (%)
Hospital*
First Affiliated Hospital 389 (21.0)
Second Affiliated Hospital 361 (19.5)
Third Affiliated Hospital 397 (21.4)
Affiliated Cancer Hospital 371 (20.0)
Fifth Affiliated Hospital 338 (18.1)
Age (y)
<26 676 (36.5)
26–30 404 (21.8)
31–35 294 (15.8)
36–40 221 (11.9)
>40 261 (13.0)
Sex
Male 528 (28.4)
Female 1,328 (71.6)
Educational level
Senior school 136 (7.3)
Technical secondary school 718 (38.7)
Junior college 367 (19.8)
University 333 (17.9)
MD/PhD 302 (16.3)
Department
SARS ward 413 (22.3)
Emergency department/fever clinic 196 (10.6)
Infectious disease department 125 (6.7)
Respiratory diseases department 101 (5.4)
ICU 61 (3.3)
X-ray 74 (4.0)
Laboratory 66 (3.6)
Others† 820 (44.2)
Job title‡
Doctor 567 (30.7)
Nurse 892 (48.3)
Health attendant 101 (5.5)
Technician in laboratory 74 (4.0)
Others 213 (11.5)

*All 5 hospitals are teaching hospitals of the Sun Yat-Sen University.
†Departments of internal medicine, surgery, and logistic service.
‡Missing for 9 healthcare workers.

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