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Table 2 Classification of lung injury patients according to demographics and lifestyle

From: Exposure characteristics of familial cases of lung injury associated with the use of humidifier disinfectants

Classification Total Fatal Non-fatal P-value
Sex     
 Male 14 (37%) 4 (40%) 10 (36%) 0.810
 Female 24 (63%) 6 (60%) 18 (64%)  
Age     
 ≤6 22 (58%) 6 (60%) 16 (57%) 0.875
 13-50 16 (42%)# 4 (40%) 11 (39%)  
Pregnant     
 Yes 6 (16%) 4 (40%) 1 (4%) NA
Smoking status     
 Never 36 (95%) 10 (100%) 26 (93%) 0.262
 Former 2 (5%)   2 (7%)  
Smoker in family     
 Yes 20 (53%) 5 (50%) 15 (54%) 0.846
 No 18 (47%) 5 (50%) 13 (46%)  
Current status     
 Preschool child 22 (58%) 6 (67%) 12 (43%) 0.433
 Student 1 (3%)   1 (4%)  
 Housewife# 12 (32%) 4 (40%) 8 (29%)  
 Office worker 3 (8%) - 3 (11%)  
  1. #Includes six pregnant women.