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Volume 9, Number 8—August 2003

Research

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Murcia, Spain

Ana García-Fulgueiras*Comments to Author , Carmen Navarro*, Daniel Fenoll†, José García*, Paulino González-Diego*, Teresa Jiménez-Buñuales*, Miguel Rodriguez*, Rosa Lopez*, Francisco Pacheco*, Joaquín Ruiz‡, Manuel Segovia§, Beatriz Baladrón¶, and Carmen Pelaz¶
Author affiliations: *Regional Health Council of Murcia, Murcia, Spain; †Council of Murcia, Murcia, Spain; ‡Virgen de la Arrixaca Hospital, Murcia, Spain; §Morales Meseguer Hospital, Murcia, Spain; ¶Health Institute of Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

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Table 3

Educational level and employment status for Legionnaires’ disease patients and controls, Murcia, Spain

Education and employment Cases
(n=85) Controls
(n=170)
Educational level (%)


Primary
52
51.5
Secondary
38
37.3
University
8.2
11.2
Employment status (%)


Employed
65.5
63.5
Unemployed
5.9
3.6
Retired
19.5
21.8
Housewife/husband
8.3
8.4
Student 1.2 3.l

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