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Volume 3, Number 4—December 1997

Factors that Influence the Emergence or Reemergence and Dissemination of Microbial Foodborne Pathogens and Human Disease

Impact of Changing Consumer Lifestyles on the Emergence/Reemergence of Foodborne Pathogens

Janet E. Collins
Author affiliation: American Meat Institute, Arlington, Virginia, USA

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Table 5

American Society for Microbiology/Bayer handwashing survey, 1996

Behavior/Location: What they saya (%) What they dob (%)
Wash hands:
After using public restroom 94 68
Women 74
Men 61
New York (Penn Station) 60
Chicago (Navy Pier) 78
New Orleans (casino) 71
San Francisco (Golden Gate Park) 69
Atlanta (Braves game) 64
Women 89
Men 46

a1,004 adults; b6,330 adults
Source: American Society for Microbiology

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