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Table 4 Rotavirus incidence distribution in relation to demographic characteristics of parents/guardians.

From: Incidence of rotavirus infection in children with gastroenteritis attending Jos university teaching hospital, Nigeria

Variables (Parents/guardians) Rotavirus status of children   
  Positive (%) Negative (%) Total(%) P-value
Educational background
Tertiary education 2(1.3) 1610.0) 18(11.3)  
Secondary education 8(5.0) 38(23.7) 46(28.8) 0.677
Primary education 4(2.5) 18(11.3) 22(13.8)  
None 8(5.0) 66(41.2) 74(46.2)  
Total(%) 22(13.8) 138(86.2) 160(100.0)  
Occupation
Civil servant 4(2.5) 32(20.0) 36(22.5)  
Business women/men 12(7.5) 70(43.7) 82(51.3) 0.871
House wife 6(3.8) 36(22.5) 42(26.2)  
Others 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)  
Total(%) 22(13.8) 138(86.2) 160(100.0)  
Marital status
Single 2(1.3) 6(3.8) 8(5.0)  
Married 18(11.3) 120(75.0) 138(86.3) 0.633
Divorced 2(1.3) 12(7.4) 14(8.7)  
Total(%) 22(13.8) 138(86.2) 160(100.0)  
Type of marriage
Polygamy 8(5.0) 46(28.7) 54(33.8) 0.595
Monogamy 10(6.3) 74(46.3) 84(52.5)  
Total(%) 18(11.3) 120(75.0) 138(86.3)