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Table 1 Frequency distribution and socio-demographic characteristics of the participants stratified by region and in total

From: Perceived annoyance from environmental odors and association with atmospheric ammonia levels in non-urban residential communities: a cross-sectional study

  Region  
I II III IV V VI Total
Gender[a]        
Male 64 (7) 53 (17) 67 (20) 34 (11) 48 (15) 50 (22) 51 (92)
Female 36 (4) 47 (15) 33 (10) 66 (21) 52 (16) 50 (22) 49 (88)
Age (years)[b] 57 ± 8 53 ± 15 59 ± 12 47 ± 14 52 ± 15 54 ± 16 54 ± 16
Current smoking habit[a]        
Yes 27 (3) 16 (5) 17 (5) 16 (5) 6 (2) 61 (27) 26 (47)
No 73 (8) 84 (27) 83 (25) 84 (27) 94 (29) 39 (17) 74 (133)
Childhood living environment[a]        
Countryside 18 (2) 47 (2) 37 (15) 38 (11) 48 (12) 39 (15) 40 (72)
Village 36 (4) 34 (11) 23 (7) 41 (13) 26 (8) 30 (13) 31 (56)
Town or city 45 (5) 19 (6) 40 (12) 22 (7) 26 (8) 32 (14) 29 (52)
Years living in the area[b] 19 ± 14 31 ± 19 31 ± 20 26 ± 19 27 ± 19 31 ± 20 29 ± 19
Children living in the household[a]        
No children 91 (10) 69 (22) 80 (24) 56 (18) 55 (17) 61 (27) 66 (118)
A least one child <2 years old 9 (1) 3 (1) 3 (1) 16 (5) 19 (6) 5 (2) 9 (16)
A least one child 2–10 years old 0 (0) 13 (4) 7 (2) 22 (7) 6 (2) 18 (8) 13 (23)
A least one child 11–18 years old 0 (0) 16 (5) 10 (3) 6 (2) 19 (6) 16 (7) 13 (23)
Time spent at home (h/wk)[b] 129 ± 30 114 ± 31 124 ± 38 114 ± 33 110 ± 33 109 ± 48 115 ± 38
Current job[a]        
Agriculture related 0 (0) 6 (2) 3 (1) 3 (1) 6 (2) 7 (3) 5 (9)
Not-agriculture related 100 (11) 94 (30) 97 (29) 97 (31) 94 (29) 93 (41) 95 (171)
  1. [a]% (number of respondents).
  2. [b] mean ± standard deviation.