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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population.

From: Low level methylmercury exposure affects neuropsychological function in adults

Characteristic N Percentage
Gender   
   Women 77 60.0
   Men 52 40.0
Age (years)   
   17–24 40 31.0
   25–34 32 24.8
   35–44 30 23.3
   45–54 10 7.7
   55–64 07 5.5
   ≥ 65 10 7.7
Education level   
   Illiterate or write name 33 25.6
   Basic primary 82 63.6
   Uncomp.1st grade 09 7.0
   Comp. 1st grade 03 2.2
   Uncomp. 2nd grade 02 1.6
Smoking habits   
   Nonsmoker 97 75.0
   Smoker 32 25.0
Alcohol intake   
   Nondrinker 103 80.0
   Drinker 26 20.0
Occupation   
   Fishing 11 9.3
   Fishing + other 24 20.0
   Agriculture 12 10.0
   Housewife 69 40.0
   Others 13 20.7
Residence time (years)   
   <5 08 6.2
   5 ≥ 20 37 28.7
   20 ≥ 35 43 33.3
   35 ≥ 50 23 17.8
   ≥ 50 18 14.0