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Volume 11, Number 10—October 2005

Dispatch

Drug-resistant Escherichia coli, Rural Idaho

Elizabeth L. Hannah*Comments to Author , Frederick J. Angulo†, James R. Johnson‡§, Bassam Haddadin*, Jacquelyn Williamson*, and Matthew H. Samore*¶
Author affiliations: *University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; §University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; ¶Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Table 1

Characteristics of 517 study participants collected from questionnaires and pharmacy data

Characteristic No. (%)
Demographic variables
Male 259 (50)
Income <$35,000/y 339 (66)
Race/ethnicity (n = 497)
White, non-Hispanic 442 (89)
Hispanic/Latino 30 (6)
American Indian/Alaska Native 9 (2)
Asian 6 (1)
African American 5 (1)
North Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5 (1)
Age, y
<6 163 (32)
7–21 103 (20)
22–50 192 (37)
>50 59 (11)
Travel/daycare factors
Child in daycare/preschool 88 (17)
Travel out of United States in past year 22 (4)
Dietary factors
Did not eat hamburger in past month 28 (6)
Ate <1 time/wk 48 (9)
Ate 1–2 times/wk 252 (50)
Ate > 2 times/wk 181 (36)
Did not eat chicken in past month 22 (4)
Ate <1 time/wk 59 (28)
Ate 1–2 times/wk 286 (56)
Ate >2 times/wk 147 (29)
Animal exposure
Live on farm with livestock 5 (1)
Livestock in past month 21 (4)
Cattle 21 (4)
Horses 20 (4)
Sheep 4 (1)
Swine 3 (1)
Poultry 3 (1)
Goats 1 (0)
Household size
<3 (referent) 76 (46)
3–4 53 (32)
>4 38 (23)

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