Volume 8, Number 5—May 2002
Knowledge of Bat Rabies and Human Exposure Among United States Cavers
|Characteristic||Received (n = 76)||Not received (n = 313)||p value|
|College graduate||63/76 (83%)||231/311 (74%)||0.12|
|Advised to get PreEPa||56/75 (75%)||31/315 (10%)||<0.001|
|Male gender||55/76 (72%)||210/312 (67%)||ns|
|See bats > half of the time||57/71 (80%)||211/311 (68%)||0.04|
|Mean age||49 years||46 years||ns|
|Mean years caving||26 years||22 years||0.01|
|Mean times caving per year||34/year||13/year||< 0.001|
aThe only variable independently associated with receiving PreEP.
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